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Fredonia in Coconino County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Fredonia Centennial

1885-1985

 
 
<i>Back of:</i> Fredonia Centennial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 17, 2016
1. Back of: Fredonia Centennial Marker
Inscription. Fredonia Arizona
1885-1985


Settled in 1885 by few hardy Mormon pioneer families. Once the center of sheep and cattle grazing on the Arizona strip. The main industry is logging. Fredonia boasts one of the largest sawmills in Arizona. Other industries include refining, mining trucking, forestry ... etc.

Sign and buckle design by Laura Johnson Sign built & donated by Fredonia High VICA Advisors: John Cram and Robin Button Members: Danny Judd, Yancy Archer, Eddie Heaton, Carmen Savala, Michael Goodall, Darl Gailey, Wayne Lathim, Pat Castro, Nick Holliday Terril Heayon. Sign material donated by Kaibab Industries, Energy Fuels Nuclear, Inc., Arizona Refining Company, Intermountain Refining Company Inc.
 
Erected 1985.
 
Location. 36° 56.547′ N, 112° 31.559′ W. Marker is in Fredonia, Arizona, in Coconino County. Marker is on U.S. 89A at milepost 609, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fredonia AZ 86022, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pipe Springs National Monument (a few steps from this marker); Prickly Pears and Pinion Nuts (a few steps
<i>Front of:</i> Fredonia Centennial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 17, 2016
2. Front of: Fredonia Centennial Marker
from this marker); The Final Frontier (approx. 1.4 miles away); Historic Log Cabin (approx. 1.4 miles away); Kanab Forts (approx. 4.4 miles away in Utah); Bowman-Chamberlain House (approx. 7.2 miles away in Utah); Andrew Prine (approx. 7.2 miles away in Utah); Dennis Weaver (approx. 7.2 miles away in Utah). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fredonia.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Fredonia Centennial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 17, 2016
3. Fredonia Centennial Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 28, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 182 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 28, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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