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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Mohave County, Arizona

Clickable Map of Mohave County, Arizona and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Mohave County, AZ (100) Coconino County, AZ (223) La Paz County, AZ (33) Yavapai County, AZ (149) San Bernardino County, CA (306) Clark County, NV (183) Lincoln County, NV (34) Kane County, UT (118) Washington County, UT (130)  MohaveCounty(100) Mohave County (100)  CoconinoCounty(223) Coconino County (223)  LaPazCounty(33) La Paz County (33)  YavapaiCounty(149) Yavapai County (149)  SanBernardinoCountyCalifornia(306) San Bernardino County (306)  ClarkCountyNevada(183) Clark County (183)  LincolnCounty(34) Lincoln County (34)  KaneCountyUtah(118) Kane County (118)  WashingtonCounty(130) Washington County (130)
Kingman is the county seat for Mohave County
Adjacent to Mohave County, Arizona
      Coconino County (223)  
      La Paz County (33)  
      Yavapai County (149)  
      San Bernardino County, California (306)  
      Clark County, Nevada (183)  
      Lincoln County, Nevada (34)  
      Kane County, Utah (118)  
      Washington County, Utah (130)  
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1 Arizona, Mohave County, Boulder City — Anson Smith1860 – 1935
A Memorial Tribute to Anson Smith 1860 - 1935 Editor and Publisher of the Mohave County Miner, acclaimed by President Herbert Hoover for his tireless efforts and support during construction of Boulder Canyon Project and the location of . . . Map (db m46819) HM
2 Arizona, Mohave County, Bullhead City — 9/11 Arizona Heroes Memorial
In honor of our Arizona fire fighting heroes from Phoenix who went to New York City on September 11, 2001 to aid in the recovery efforts at the World Trade Center. Dedicated on Veterans DayMap (db m29433) HM
3 Arizona, Mohave County, Bullhead City — Arizona Medal of Honor
The Medal of Honor is the highest military decoration awarded by the United States Armed Forces to those who distinguish themselves "…conspicuously by gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of their lives above and beyond the call of duty while . . . Map (db m29435) HM
4 Arizona, Mohave County, Bullhead City — Arizona Veterans Memorial
Dedicated on November 11, 2002 to the servicemen & women from the State of Arizona who lost their lives in all the wars and conflicts of the twentieth century.Map (db m29342) HM
5 Arizona, Mohave County, Bullhead City — Commercial Steamship Transportation and Bullhead Community Park
Commercial steamship transportation on the Colorado River was of great importance from 1852 through 1877. It served the mining communities of Northern Arizona. Cargo was unloaded at Hardyville, 1 ½ miles south of this point, sometimes returning . . . Map (db m29338) HM
6 Arizona, Mohave County, Bullhead City — Hardyville Pioneer Cemetery
This cemetery remains as the last vestige of the pioneer settlement of Hardyville founded in 1864 by William R Hardy, the town served as an important ferry crossing, steamboat landing, shipping point for area mines and as the Mohave County Seat . . . Map (db m29339) HM
7 Arizona, Mohave County, Bullhead City — Hardyville Site Reported missing
William H. Hardy founded Hardyville in 1864. It became Mohave County Seat in 1872. Hardyville remained an important mining, shipping and river crossing center to the turn of the 20th century. Many adobe buildings, erected by Hardy, stood here when . . . Map (db m33135) HM
8 Arizona, Mohave County, Bullhead City — In Memory of All Vietnam Veterans
This memorial was erected in memory of the young individuals who went to war as kids and lost their youthful dreams, and some their lives, for a cause-freedom and honor-and came back as men with the horrors of war instilled in every fiber of their . . . Map (db m29434) HM
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9 Arizona, Mohave County, Bullhead City — Old Fort Mohave
Western anchor of a military road across Northern Arizona. Near here in 1858 Beale's camel expedition was ferried across the Colorado River on the steamer General Jessup. The fort was abandoned at the start of the Civil War. Was activated again in . . . Map (db m32207) HM
10 Arizona, Mohave County, Chloride — Arizona and Utah / Western Arizona Railway
Originally built in 1899 as the Arizona and Utah Railway, this short-line reached almost twenty five miles from the siding at McConnico on the Sante Fe to the White Hills. In 1904, a storm washed out much of the route. In 1905, the Sante Fe acquired . . . Map (db m48288) HM
11 Arizona, Mohave County, Chloride — Chloride"Oldest Silver Mining Town in Arizona"
Founded in 1862 with the discovery of silver, Chloride became the first mining town of the Cerbat Mountains. During it's heyday, 1900 to 1920, the population swelled to over 2000 with 75 mines in operation. Chloride was the first incorporated town . . . Map (db m31845) HM
12 Arizona, Mohave County, Chloride — Metcalf Baker - Andrew Judson
Metcalf Baker - Andrew Judson Killed by Indians Oct. 13th 1866Map (db m52373) HM
13 Arizona, Mohave County, Dolan Springs — White HillsGhost Town of
Eight miles northeast along this road are the ruins of White Hills, once a mining boom town. A six-year wonder, from 1892 to 1898 the mine produced twelve million dollars in gold and silver. The mineral discovery was one of the few credited to an . . . Map (db m20740) HM
14 Arizona, Mohave County, Fredonia — 995 Miles of Wire — Pipe Spring National Monument —
A long line of juniper poles — like the one you see here — set 70 yards apart ended Pipe Spring’s isolation. From 1871 on, telegraph wire connected the ranch first to Utah and then to the outside world. By 1880 Mormon settlements from . . . Map (db m149370) HM
15 Arizona, Mohave County, Fredonia — A Good Drink of Water — Pipe Spring National Monument —
Pipe Spring 1859 — Arrived about noon hungry, tired, and thirsty. I now treated myself to a good drink of water, took breakfast & rested myself… Plenty of feed and good water at this place. —Thales Haskell, 25-year-old Mormon . . . Map (db m149367) HM
16 Arizona, Mohave County, Fredonia — A New National Monument — Pipe Spring National Monument —
I have personally visited Pipe Spring several times and realize the desirableness of having this area established as a National Monument for the benefit of motorists traveling between Zion and Grand Canyon Parks. —Director Stephen . . . Map (db m149343) HM
17 Arizona, Mohave County, Fredonia — At Home in the Desert — Pipe Spring National Monument —
…Paiutes once lived in homes just like the Ancient Ones as they dwelled near the spring. When the Spanish came… bringing with them the slave trade, the women and children were carted off to slave markets. When the Navajos and Utes started coming . . . Map (db m149369) HM
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18 Arizona, Mohave County, Fredonia — Boulders to Building Blocks — Pipe Spring National Monument —
Pipe Spring, October 1870 to April 1872 — The sound of hammers striking steel drills and chisels rang out on this hillside for more than a year as the walls of Winsor Castle went up. Master stone masons Elijah and Elisha Averett were sent by . . . Map (db m149375) HM
19 Arizona, Mohave County, Fredonia — Boundaries and Fencing — Pipe Spring National Monument —
It may seem strange, but in talking with [the Paiutes] I have never been able to obtain… any ideas of what they supposed might be [their] northern and southern boundaries. Their usual reply is, “The ancients never told us about a northern . . . Map (db m149382) HM
20 Arizona, Mohave County, Fredonia — Cut Off By The Grand Canyon — Pipe Spring National Monument —
From this ridge you are looking south over the Arizona Strip. This high plateau is cut off from the rest of Arizona by the depths of the Grand Canyon, which lies unseen over the far horizon. Only footbridges cross the Colorado River between . . . Map (db m149398) HM
21 Arizona, Mohave County, Fredonia — How Can 10 Million Gallons of Water a Year Suddenly Appear in a Stony Desert? — Pipe Spring National Monument —
The answer lies buried in the white and red rocks you can see ahead. Here about 90 percent of any rain and snow is absorbed by plants or quickly evaporates. Only 10 percent of Pipe Spring’s precipitation soaks into the light-colored rock you see at . . . Map (db m149469) HM
22 Arizona, Mohave County, Fredonia — Kwi'-uvQuercus turbinella
Acorns of this scrub live-oak were collected for food. The acorn meats were roasted, boiled, or ground into flour. Kwi’-uv provided a slow, long-burning fuel in a region where hardwoods are scarce. Live-oak wood made tough bows.Map (db m149470) HM
23 Arizona, Mohave County, Fredonia — Moamop'Datura wrightii
Paiute people used the dark green leaves of datura, crushed as a poultice, to treat sores and swelling. This traditional medicinal plant was chewed to reduce toothache pain, as well as induce visions. Datura is highly poisonous. Please do not touch.Map (db m149368) HM
24 Arizona, Mohave County, Fredonia — Oos'eevYucca kanabensis
Food, fuel, and fiber came from the yucca. Paiute people pounded the leaves to obtain fiber for rope, nets, baskets, jugs, mats, and sandals. Shampoo came from the roots. The fruit was roasted and then eaten, or made into a ball and dried for winter . . . Map (db m149401) HM
25 Arizona, Mohave County, Fredonia — Pipe Spring National Monument
Pipe Spring National Monument is establishing a native vegetation plot, reminiscent of the grasslands of the Arizona Strip prior to the 1850s. Over-abundant shrubs (four-wing saltbush and sagebrush) were removed from the area, and native grasses and . . . Map (db m149366) HM
26 Arizona, Mohave County, Fredonia — Plateau Country Trees — Pipe Spring National Monument —
Two evergreens important to the Paiute people grow intermingled on this ridge top. Throughout the desert Southwest, at elevations from 4,500 to 7,500 feet above sea level, with more than 12 inches of rain a year, look for stands of pinyon and . . . Map (db m149397) HM
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27 Arizona, Mohave County, Fredonia — Powell’s Surveyors at Pipe Spring — Pipe Spring National Monument —
Many high places you see jutting out along the Vermilion Cliffs had to be climbed by this team of federal surveyors in winter 1872–73. Explorer John Wesley Powell often camped and resupplied at Pipe Spring. From here the survey team set up . . . Map (db m149400) HM
28 Arizona, Mohave County, Fredonia — Remnants of a Frozen Sahara — Pipe Spring National Monument —
The pale rock you see here is Navajo sandstone. This rock caps the top of the Vermilion Cliffs for more than 80 miles. Navajo sandstone also forms the high canyon walls at Zion National Park. Imagine an enormous Sahara-like desert, full of . . . Map (db m149385) HM
29 Arizona, Mohave County, Fredonia — SkoompChrysothamnus nauseosus
Paiute families watched rabbitbrush closely as summer ended. This blossom marked the time to move to high country to gather pinyon nuts, a favorite food. Portions of the root could be chewed like gum.Map (db m149402) HM
30 Arizona, Mohave County, Fredonia — Stephen Tyng Mather — July 4, 1867 — Jan. 22, 1930 —
He laid the foundation of the National Park Service, defining and establishing the policies under which its areas shall be developed and conserved unimpaired for future generations. There will never come an end to the good that he has done.Map (db m149341) HM
31 Arizona, Mohave County, Fredonia — Suh-uhv'Rhus trilobata
Baskets and cradleboards were made from the stems of the three-leaf sumac, but its tart berries bring back Paiute people's best memories. Also called lemonadeberry, the small fruits were pounded into a pulp, then squeezed. Mixed with water, the . . . Map (db m149399) HM
32 Arizona, Mohave County, Fredonia — Tup'Ephedra viridis
Paiute people still use Indian tea (or Mormon tea) as both a beverage and a medicine. An infusion of the gray-green spikelets can treat stomach aches, rheumatism, colds, and kidney problems. Tup' also serves as a blood tonic that improves . . . Map (db m149396) HM
33 Arizona, Mohave County, Fredonia — When the Good Grass Goes — Pipe Spring National Monument —
1880 — Ten years ago the desert spaces… were covered with abundant grasses. Today hardly a blade of grass is to be found within 10 miles of [Pipe] spring… Even if there had been no drought… cattle would have… destroyed the grass by cropping . . . Map (db m149473) HM
34 Arizona, Mohave County, Fredonia — Yoowuv'Opuntia phaeacantha
In the fall, look for plum-sized purple fruit on these prickly pear cactus. These 'pears' are good eaten fresh. Paiute people compressed and dried the fruits into cakes for trade and winter storage.Map (db m149371) HM
35 Arizona, Mohave County, Grand Canyon National Park — Separation Canyon
Here on August 28 1869, Seneca Howland, O.G. Howland and William H. Dunn separated from the original Powell party, climbed to the north rim and were killed by the Indians. For further authentic information see “Colorado River . . . Map (db m155772) HM
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36 Arizona, Mohave County, Hackberry — A Brief History of Hackberry
You are facing southwest. Across 66 and the Santa Fe tracks and Truxton Wash lies the tiny town of Hackberry, which owes its name to the nearby Hackberry Mine, established in the 1870's. The original townsite and mill were way up the hill, adjacent . . . Map (db m72922) HM
37 Arizona, Mohave County, Kaibab — 5 — Pipe Springs National Monument
Established May 31, 1923 Through effort of Stephen T. Mather and friends Pipe Springs Occupied in 1863 by Dr. James M. Whitmore, who, with Robert McIntyre, was killed 4 miles S.E. Of here January 3, 1866 by Navajo and Piute . . . Map (db m131296) HM
38 Arizona, Mohave County, Kingman — A.T. & T. BuildingBuilt 1930
This building has been placed on The National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior. A.T.&T. Building Built 1930 A good example of Spanish Colonial Revival style with Federal Modern . . . Map (db m29395) HM
39 Arizona, Mohave County, Kingman — Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad DepotBuilt 1907
This building has been placed on The National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior. Atchinson, Topeka & Sante Fe Railroad Depot Built 1907 Kingman's early existence depended upon the . . . Map (db m29412) HM
40 Arizona, Mohave County, Kingman — Bonelli HouseBuilt 1916
This building has been placed on The National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior. Bonelli House Built 1916 Built by George Bonelli, prominent Kingman citizen, this is an excellent . . . Map (db m29407) HM
41 Arizona, Mohave County, Kingman — Camp Beale Springs Arizona
This camp, established March 25, 1871 by Company F, 12th Infantry commanded by Capt. Thomas Bryne, was located at a spring used by Indians for centuries. It was named for Navy Lt. Edward F Beale who established a wagon road along the 35th parallel. . . . Map (db m29411) HM
42 Arizona, Mohave County, Kingman — Cerbat
Site of Cerbat third historical Mohave County seat. Three miles from this highway in Cerbat Mountains and in canyon of the same name. It came to existence in 1860's as mining camp, and had mill, smelter, post-office, school, stores and saloons. Only . . . Map (db m20808) HM
43 Arizona, Mohave County, Kingman — Charles Metcalfe Park
Dedicated in Memory of Charles Metcalfe 1855-1943 He deeded in perpetuity this land as a park for the use of Kingman youth. Recognized as a civic leader and land developer, He proposed development of Hualapai Mountain Park. He held . . . Map (db m29362) HM
44 Arizona, Mohave County, Kingman — 31805 — Chloride
Four miles east is former mining town of Chloride which was started in 1864 with discovery of few mines. In 1900, it had two thousand population. Fifty or more mines were in operation around Chloride, including Tennessee–Schuykill, large producer of . . . Map (db m230960) HM
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45 Arizona, Mohave County, Kingman — Desert Power & Water Co.1907-1911
Among largest steam generating plants of its time on Pacific Coast National Register of Historic PlacesMap (db m29361) HM
46 Arizona, Mohave County, Kingman — Dr. Toler R. White HouseBuilt 1916
This building has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior This adobe bungalow with low-pitched gable roofs and a partial front porch with tapered columns was the home of . . . Map (db m193553) HM
47 Arizona, Mohave County, Kingman — El Trovatore Motel
Trovatore is Italian for troubadour or traveler. Developer John E. Miller built the Nevada Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada which was later named Sal Sagev (Las Vegas spelled backwards). He moved to Kingman, Arizona in 1935 after Hoover Dam was completed, . . . Map (db m68934) HM
48 Arizona, Mohave County, Kingman — Elks Lodge No. 468Built 1903 to 1904 — modified 1913 —
This building has been placed on The National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior Elks Lodge No.468 Built 1903 to 1904; modified 1913 The oldest lodge building in Kingman, this 1903-4 . . . Map (db m29405) HM
49 Arizona, Mohave County, Kingman — GymnasiumC. 1937
Moderne Style Structure Only Lamella Roof in Kingman Art Deco Detailing National Register of Historic Places Plaque Donated by Heritage Crossroads 2003Map (db m185213) HM
50 Arizona, Mohave County, Kingman — Ha' Qa' Muwe:(Ancestral Home of the Hualapai)
In Memory of Our Hualapai Ancestors Who Fought Against Cultural Genocide With Bravery and Foresight They Sacrificed Their Lives So The Hualapai People's Survival May Continue Today And Forever… This location was a . . . Map (db m36013) HM
51 Arizona, Mohave County, Kingman — Hotel Brunswick
Constructed in 1909, Hotel Brunswick was built by prominent businessmen, John Mulligan and J. W. Thompson. Kingman's first three story building, constructed of local quarried tufa stone, featured 50 cowboy rooms with shared bath facilities, a dining . . . Map (db m29425) HM
52 Arizona, Mohave County, Kingman — Kingman Veteran's Memorial
In eternal memory of all Veterans of Kingman Past, Present and Future May your deeds and service never be forgotten or taken for granted. With the sincerest of appreciation to the following, who made this memorial a reality: . . . Map (db m29359) WM
53 Arizona, Mohave County, Kingman — Lewis Kingman Park
Dedicated to Lewis Kingman, born North Bridgewater, Mass., 1845, died Mexico City, 1912. A civil engineer who pioneered railroad location and construction in the western United States and Mexico. During 1886-87 he supervised the . . . Map (db m29424) HM
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54 Arizona, Mohave County, Kingman — Little Red SchoolhouseBuilt 1896
This building has been placed on The National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior. Little Red Schoolhouse Built 1896 Noteworthy for its age and integrity, the "Little Red Schoolhouse" is . . . Map (db m29422) HM
55 Arizona, Mohave County, Kingman — Locomotive ParkEngine 3759 / Caboose No. 999520
Engine 3759 Engine No. 3759, is a mighty steam engine from an era nearly 100 years ago. An era of iron horses that sped across thousands of miles; an era that has always been entwined with Kingman. But just what is No. 3759, besides one of . . . Map (db m194743) HM
56 Arizona, Mohave County, Kingman — Lt. Edward Fitzgerald Beale1822 - 1893
Pioneer in the path of empire hero of the War with Mexico, lieutenant in United States Navy. Appointed general by the Governor of California. Commanded exploration of wagon route to the Colorado River, with the only camel train in American History . . . Map (db m32208) HM
57 Arizona, Mohave County, Kingman — Mineral Park
Five miles northeast is site of Mineral Park mining town, county seat in 1873 – 1887 with courthouse and jail; stores, hotels, saloons, shops, doctor, lawyer, assay offices, and two stagecoach stations; all lined up few streets. It is now . . . Map (db m20809) HM
58 Arizona, Mohave County, Kingman — Mohave Center Plaza of Valor
"O Lord, thou givest us everything at the price of an effort." Leonardo Da Vinci 1452-1519 We remember those who gave their lives in the Holocaust of July 5, 1973, in Kingman John O. Campbell • Allan Hanson • Christopher G . . . Map (db m29421) HM
59 Arizona, Mohave County, Kingman — Mohave County CourthouseBuilt 1915
This building has been placed on The National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior Mohave County Courthouse Built 1915 Built of locally quarried tufa stone, the Mohave County Courthouse has . . . Map (db m29401) HM
60 Arizona, Mohave County, Kingman — Mohave County JailBuilt 1910
This building has been placed on The National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior Mohave County Jail Built 1910 Noteworthy as one of the first cast-in-place concrete structures in . . . Map (db m29404) HM
61 Arizona, Mohave County, Kingman — Ross H. Blakely House
Built 1897 This Queen Anne style cottage has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m193555) HM
62 Arizona, Mohave County, Kingman — S.T. Elliot HouseBuilt 1917
This building has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior This is the largest and best preserved example of the Craftsman bungalow style in Kingman. The design employs . . . Map (db m193554) HM
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63 Arizona, Mohave County, Kingman — Santa Fe Locomotive No. 3759
Presented to the city of Kingman as an historical monument in 1967 by the Santa Fe Railway Company. This "Mountain Type" coal-burning steam locomotive was built in 1927 by the Baldwin Locomotive Works. It was rebuilt and converted to oil fuel . . . Map (db m29360) HM
64 Arizona, Mohave County, Kingman — St. John's United Methodist ChurchBuilt 1917
This building has been placed on The National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior St. John’s United Methodist Church Built 1917 Constructed of locally quarried tufa stone, this is the . . . Map (db m29408) HM
65 Arizona, Mohave County, Kingman — St. Mary's Catholic ChurchBuilt 1906-1907
This building has been placed on The National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior St. Mary’s Catholic Church Built 1906 – 1907 Constructed of locally quarried tufa stone, this . . . Map (db m29397) HM
66 Arizona, Mohave County, Kingman — The Powerhouse, Kingman, ArizonaRoute 66 Roadside Attraction
The Powerhouse, Arizona's oldest known reinforced concrete industrial building, generated electricity from 1909 to 1938. After serving as a substation and later a recycling center, it was renovated to its current use and condition in 1997 by the . . . Map (db m193159) HM
67 Arizona, Mohave County, Kingman — U. S. Post OfficeBuilt 1935
This building has been placed on The National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior. U.S. Post Office Built 1935 A monument to massive federal building programs during the 1930's, . . . Map (db m29409) HM
68 Arizona, Mohave County, Kingman — United States Army
Established Camp Beale's Springs about one mile north, March 25, 1871. For the protection of settlers and travelers on northern route. Served as Hualapais Indian Agency. Military Camp abandoned April 6, 1874.Map (db m29358) HM
69 Arizona, Mohave County, Kingman — Wagon Route
Surveyed by Lt. Edward F. Beale 1857 - 1858. Followed by railroad survey, 1858 – 1859. Route of Atlantic and Pacific Railroad built across Arizona 1882 – 1883. Tracks reached Kingman, spring, 1883. U. S. Highway 66 closely follows . . . Map (db m29357) HM
70 Arizona, Mohave County, Kingman — White Hills
Formerly known as Indian Secret Mining District or Silverado, the White Hills Mining Camp started in the 1890's. The mines were rich producers of silver, especially horn silver, also called chloride silver. This large community was devastated by a . . . Map (db m31880) HM
71 Arizona, Mohave County, Kingman — William G. Blakely Homec. 1887
Historic adobe home built in the Colonial Revival (Federalist) style by Judge William Blakely circa 1887. William Blakely was a territorial judge, attorney, pastor, and miner among other occupations. He and his family lived here between the years . . . Map (db m193552) HM
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72 Arizona, Mohave County, Kingman — World War I Memorial
In Memory of The men and women Of Mohave County Who served in the World War 1917-1918Map (db m29398) HM
73 Arizona, Mohave County, Lake Havasu City — "Site #6"Lake Havasu Auxiliary Field #6
Site #6, now officially known as Lake Havasu Auxiliary Field #6, was acquired by the Army Air Force during World War II as an emergency landing field for the Kingman Army Air Field's Yucca Aerial Gunnery Range. The emergency field was established . . . Map (db m145825) HM
74 Arizona, Mohave County, Lake Havasu City — British – American Friendship
"We are now friends with England and with all Mankind." Written by Benjamin Franklin, American Peace Commissioner in Paris, following the signing of the peace treaty ending the American Revolution September 1783 With American and . . . Map (db m31843) HM
75 Arizona, Mohave County, Lake Havasu City — City FoundersLake Havasu City, Arizona
Robert P. McCulloch, Sr, Founder and C.V. Wood, Jr., Master Planner London Bridge was purchased from the city of London on April 18, 1968 for $2,460,000.00. It took three years and another $4,500,000.00 to transport and build the bridge. The . . . Map (db m31841) HM
76 Arizona, Mohave County, Lake Havasu City — James A. Wheeler Park and Freedom FountainDecember 15, 1965
Dedicated to Captain James A. Wheeler, United States Air Force, Tucson, Arizona, and all members of the armed services who have given their lives in the maintenance of freedom. Captain Wheeler was killed in combat April 18, 1965, over South Viet . . . Map (db m31839) HM
77 Arizona, Mohave County, Lake Havasu City — London Bridge
Opened By The Right Honorable The Lord Mayor Of London Alderman Sir Peter Studd G.B.E.M.A.D.Sc. In The Presence Of The Honorable Jack Williams Governor Of Arizona October 10, 1971 Robert P. McCulloch Sr          C.V. Wood Jr. . . . Map (db m4328) HM
78 Arizona, Mohave County, Lake Havasu City — Robert P. McCulloch, Sr.
[Upper Plaque]: In grateful memory Robert P. McCulloch, Sr. Whose purchase of London Bridge in 1968 saved it for the enjoyment and use of posterity [Lower Plaque]: October 10, 1981 on this 150th Anniversary . . . Map (db m6974) HM
79 Arizona, Mohave County, Littlefield — 121 — The Old Spanish Trail1829 - 1848
The Old Spanish Trail, the main trade route between Santa Fe and Los Angeles, passed this way beginning in 1829. At the end of the Mexican-American War this portion of the route evolved into what was variously known as the Salt Lake Road, the . . . Map (db m78535) HM
80 Arizona, Mohave County, Moccasin — Jonathan HeatonPatriarch of Moccasin — 1857-1930 —
(south side of monument)Jonathan Heaton 1857-1930 Patriarch of MoccasinJonathan was a fair-minded man of faith dedicated to God, family, and his fellowman. He worked tirelessly to establish orchards, fields, gardens, and herds, making . . . Map (db m149340) HM
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81 Arizona, Mohave County, Moccasin — MoccasinEst. by Claim in 1863
Moccasin Ranch was part of the United Order from 1875-1894. Jonathan Heaton, a man of faith, a builder of homes, churches and towns, then continued to develop the ranch. Many of his descendants still live in this peaceful valley.Map (db m149339) HM
82 Arizona, Mohave County, Mohave Valley — Oatman
Fifteen miles east in the Black Mountains, is the historic Oatman mining district. Many original buildings still exist in the ghost town site. The Tom Reed United Eastern Gold Road and other mines produced more than thirty million dollars of gold . . . Map (db m31903) HM
83 Arizona, Mohave County, Oatman — Arizona Hotel
You are standing on the site of what used to be the ARIZONA HOTEL. In 1915, it was one of seven hotels that existed in Oatman during the early years. The hotel had 45 rooms and numerous baths. It had concrete fire walls and two separate water mains . . . Map (db m114809) HM
84 Arizona, Mohave County, Oatman — Durlin Hotel
This property had been placed on the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m119948) HM
85 Arizona, Mohave County, Oatman — Gold Mining Ghost Town, Oatman, ArizonaRoute 66 Roadside Attraction
This turn of the century gold mining camp was on the original road through the Black Mountains and eventually became Route 66. Burrows came with the miners and still roam the streets today. Get you Kicks on Route 66 in Arizona.Map (db m188974) HM
86 Arizona, Mohave County, Oatman — Gold Road Mine
In 1900 Jose Jerez discovered gold here in a chunk of quartz. It was assayed out 40 ounces to the ton! The claim was resold for $275,000. By 1907 the mine milled 140,625 ounces of gold worth $2,250,000. Addwest Minerals acquired the mine in . . . Map (db m50762) HM
87 Arizona, Mohave County, Oatman — OatmanGold Mining Town
Named for a migrating pioneer family attacked and killed by Indians near Gila Bend, Arizona, in 1851. Some fifty mines operated in the Oatman area. From its beginning in 1904 and through 1931, the Oatman district produced $36,000,000 in ore. . . . Map (db m29464) HM
88 Arizona, Mohave County, Oatman — OatmanArizona Territory — "The Ghost Town that refuses to die!" —
World War I was funded partially by the gold out of these mountains in 1912. Oatman boomed from 1910 to the 1920's. Upwards to 8,000 people lived here. Gold mines were closed about 1942. Mines were needed to mine copper for World War II. Blue Ridge . . . Map (db m119942) HM
89 Arizona, Mohave County, Oatman — 80 — Oatman Arizona and its Burros
Oatman was founded around 1906 as part of Arizona's richest gold mining area. Oatman was reborn in the late 1960's and early 1970's as a tourist town. The main attraction was the wild burro herd. The burros roaming the Oatman area are descendants of . . . Map (db m78570) HM
90 Arizona, Mohave County, Oatman — Oatman Drug and Health Club
This property has been placed on the National Registry of Historic places of the U.S. Dept. of Interior. (Formally Oatman Drug and Health Club)Map (db m29465) HM
91 Arizona, Mohave County, Oatman — Oatman, ArizonaElevation 2700 Feet
Oatman was founded about 1908. By 1931, the area's mines had produced over 1.8 million ounces of gold. By the mid 1930's, the boom was over and in 1942 the last remaining mines were closed as nonessential to the war effort. Burros first . . . Map (db m18964) HM
92 Arizona, Mohave County, Oatman — Oatman, ArizonaElevation 2700 Feet
Oatman was founded about 1908. By 1931, the area's mines had produced over 1.8 million ounces of gold. By the mid 1930's, the boom was over and in 1942 the last remaining mines were closed as nonessential to the war effort. Burros first came to . . . Map (db m114819) HM
93 Arizona, Mohave County, Oatman — Olive Ann Oatman Fairchild(1837-1903)
Olive Ann Fairchild, Indian captive and lecturer, daughter of Royse (Royce) and Mary Ann (Sperry) Oatman, was born in Illinois in September 1837 or 1839. In 1850 the family joined a wagon train bound for the part of the Colorado River now in . . . Map (db m188959) HM
94 Arizona, Mohave County, Peach Springs — Dallas Quasula Sr.October 28, 1932 - August 27, 2010
These grounds belong in spirit and enthusiasm to Dallas Quasula Sr., a member of the Hualapai tribe. Dallas, a tribal councilman and elder, was also a highly regarded citizen of the county and graduate of Seligman High School. Dallas served . . . Map (db m119933) HM
95 Arizona, Mohave County, Peach Springs — Guano Point
During the 1930'2 a boater passing through the Canyon discovered a cave which later was found to be rich with "Guano", bat droppings. This material was rich with nitrogen and very useful as fertilizer. The U.S. Guano Corporation had purchased the . . . Map (db m99266) HM
96 Arizona, Mohave County, Peach Springs — Historic John Osterman Gas Station Reported missing
This property was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on March 15, 2012. The John Osterman Gas Station was one of several privately-owned and operated businesses in the town of Peach Springs during the 1920's through the 1950's. . . . Map (db m58605) HM
97 Arizona, Mohave County, Peach Springs — Historic Peach Springs Trading Post
This property was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on November 21, 2003. The Historic Peach Springs Trading Post, in downtown Peach Springs circa 1932, was an important commercial enterprise for Peach Springs citizens and . . . Map (db m58607) HM
98 Arizona, Mohave County, Temple Bar Marina — Taming the Colorado
You are looking into Black Canyon and a narrow, river-like portion of Lake Mohave. To your left, about 59 miles downstream, is Davis Dam. To your right, 11 miles upstream, is Hoover Dam. The U.S. Government built the dams to tame the periodic . . . Map (db m111185) HM
99 Arizona, Mohave County, Wikieup — Big Sandy Valley Reported missing
First exploration probably by early Spanish explorers, Espejo in 1582 and Farfan in 1589. Explored later by Lt. Amiel W. Whipple in 1854. Important agriculture, mining, milling, and smelting area in our early days. The McCrackin Mine discovered by . . . Map (db m68947) HM
100 Arizona, Mohave County, Willow Beach — Explore Lake MeadNational Recreation Area — Lake Mead National Recreation Area — Reported damaged
With its rugged mountains, deep canyons, stark deserts, and two large blue lakes, America's first national recreation area is a place of great contrasts. Lake Mead National Recreation Area (NRA) was established in 1964, well after the waters of the . . . Map (db m193366) HM
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Sep. 29, 2023