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Historical Markers in Greenlee County, Arizona

 
Clickable Map of Greenlee County, Arizona and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Greenlee County, AZ (9) Apache County, AZ (48) Cochise County, AZ (135) Graham County, AZ (16) Catron County, NM (11) Grant County, NM (40) Hidalgo County, NM (15)  GreenleeCounty(9) Greenlee County (9)  ApacheCounty(48) Apache County (48)  CochiseCounty(135) Cochise County (135)  GrahamCounty(16) Graham County (16)  CatronCountyNew Mexico(11) Catron County (11)  GrantCounty(40) Grant County (40)  HidalgoCounty(15) Hidalgo County (15)
Clifton is the county seat for Greenlee County
Adjacent to Greenlee County, Arizona
      Apache County (48)  
      Cochise County (135)  
      Graham County (16)  
      Catron County, New Mexico (11)  
      Grant County, New Mexico (40)  
      Hidalgo County, New Mexico (15)  
 
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1Arizona, Greenlee County, Clifton — Black Hills National Back Country Byway
On Black Hills Back Country Byway at San Francisco River Road, on the right when traveling south on Black Hills Back Country Byway.
"Riches from the Earth" Imagine traveling this winding dirt road during the 1920s. The Byway takes you on a journey back through time when people relied on the land for their survival. As you enjoy the harsh beauty of the countryside, reflect . . . Map (db m172280) HM
2Arizona, Greenlee County, Clifton — Clifton Cliff Jail
On The Coronado Trail (U.S. 191 at milepost 164), on the left when traveling north.
Blasted from living rock this jail confined many of the bad men who crowed into the district in the boom days. Local tradition says that the first inmate in 1881 was the miner who built the jail. It was contributed to the town by the Lesinsky . . . Map (db m36373) HM
3Arizona, Greenlee County, Clifton — Fermin Palicio Home
Near Chase Creek Street.
Clifton Historic District Fermin Palicio Home Built in 1917 Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m36250) HM
4Arizona, Greenlee County, Clifton — Jose (Joe) M. Subia Memorial Bridge
On Black Hills Back Country Byway, 1.9 miles north of High Tank Road, on the right when traveling north.
Constructed – 1918 Rededicated – 1997 Greenlee County Board of Supervisors • Arizona Department of Transportation • Federal Highway Administration • Bureau of Land Management • State Historic Preservation Office • Cannon and Associates, Inc. • . . . Map (db m195854) HM
5Arizona, Greenlee County, Clifton — Phelps Dodge Hidalgo Smelter
On Chase Creek Street, on the right when traveling south.
This 850-pound copper anode was one of the last anodes produced at the Phelps Dodge Hidalgo Smelter in Hidalgo County, New Mexico from copper concentrate produced at the Morenci Mine in Arizona. The Hidalgo Smelter operated from 1976 to 1999. . . . Map (db m36249) HM
6Arizona, Greenlee County, Clifton — San Francisco River
On The Coronado Trail (U.S. 191 at milepost 163), on the right when traveling north.
In January of 1825, a trapper named James O. Pattie, ascended this river and with one companion in 14 days trapped 250 beavers. This was the first known penetration of Arizona by American citizens.Map (db m36372) HM
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7Arizona, Greenlee County, Clifton — The Eagles' HallGreenlee County Historical Society
On Chase Creek Street, on the right when traveling south.
Greenlee County Historical Society The Eagles' Hall has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m36251) HM
8Arizona, Greenlee County, Clifton — Town of Clifton
On North Coronado Boulevard (U.S. 191 at milepost 163.3), on the right when traveling north.
Historic Rehabilitation Project Arizona & New Mexico Railway Passenger Station Built in 1913 Mayor - David R. McCullar Vice-Mayor - Pamela C. Combs Councilmember - A. M. 'Tony' Rodriquez Councilmember - Patricia Fowler . . . Map (db m36679) HM
9Arizona, Greenlee County, Duncan — Apache Grove
On Arizona Route 75 at milepost 392, on the left when traveling north.
This area served as a resting place for Apache war parties during the raids of the 1880's. Near here Felix B. Knox, a cattleman and gambler, stayed behind to face Indians while his wife, children, and hired man escaped in a buckboard. Out of respect . . . Map (db m36371) HM
 
 
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Feb. 6, 2023