Phoenix in Maricopa County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Papago Park Prisoner Of War Camp
Erected 1984 by Papago Park POW Camp Commemorative Observance Commission and Arizona Historical Society.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 33° 28.155′ N, 111° 56.683′ W. Marker was in Phoenix, Arizona, in Maricopa County. Marker could be reached from Walter A, Hass Jr. Way. Touch for map. Marker was at the Papago Softball Complex. Marker was at or near this postal address: 1802 N. 64th St., Phoenix AZ 85008, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. George W. P. Hunt / Arizona's First Governor (approx. 1.2 miles away); Papago Park's Military History (approx. 1.4 miles away); Hunt Bass Hatchery Scottsdale Grammar School / The Little Red Schoolhouse (approx. 2 miles away); Winfield Scott Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away); Permanent Home of the "Beavers" (approx. 2.2 miles away); Passing the Legacy (approx. 2.3 miles away); Charles Miller (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Phoenix.
More about this marker. Marker location is from photos of commemorative observance recognizing former German prisoners January 5, 1985.
Also see . . . Papago Park POW Camp. Papago Park is the site of the most famous POW escape in all of American history. (Submitted on August 31, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.)
Categories. • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 31, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 244 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on August 31, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.