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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Eagar

 
Clickable Map of Apache 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 Apache County, AZ (39) Graham County, AZ (15) Greenlee County, AZ (7) Navajo County, AZ (102) Montezuma County, CO (53) Catron County, NM (10) Cibola County, NM (16) McKinley County, NM (12) San Juan County, NM (20) San Juan County, UT (40)  ApacheCounty(39) Apache County (39)  GrahamCounty(15) Graham County (15)  GreenleeCounty(7) Greenlee County (7)  NavajoCounty(102) Navajo County (102)  MontezumaCountyColorado(53) Montezuma County (53)  CatronCountyNew Mexico(10) Catron County (10)  CibolaCounty(16) Cibola County (16)  McKinleyCounty(12) McKinley County (12)  SanJuanCounty(20) San Juan County (20)  SanJuanCountyUtah(40) San Juan County (40)
Eagar, Arizona and Vicinity
    Apache County (39)
    Graham County (15)
    Greenlee County (7)
    Navajo County (102)
    Montezuma County, Colorado (53)
    Catron County, New Mexico (10)
    Cibola County, New Mexico (16)
    McKinley County, New Mexico (12)
    San Juan County, New Mexico (20)
    San Juan County, Utah (40)
 
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1Arizona (Apache County), Eagar — 8 — 26 Bar Hereford Ranch
Once owned & often visited by film legend John Wayne, the ranch with the prominent white show barn came to fame in the 1940s as the Milky Way Hereford Ranch, owned by the Mars Candy Family. — Map (db m36611) HM
2Arizona (Apache County), Eagar — 9 — Amity School
This stone chimney is all that remains of a one room country school house that served pioneer Amity pop. 119 from the early 1880's until closing in April 1930. The Amity Cemetery & Amity Ditch are the only other remains of this early Mormon . . . — Map (db m36614) HM
3Arizona (Apache County), Eagar — 11 — Benjamin B. Crosby Home
An early 1900s adobe home built by the son of Eagar's first Mormon Bishop. Crosby, a major sheep & cattle rancher, was a railroad contractor who in 1917 laid the track for the Santa Fe Railroad north of here. — Map (db m36626) HM
4Arizona (Apache County), Eagar — 7 — Colter Ranch
Below among the large cottonwood trees are the historic hdqtrs of Fred T. Colter's Cross Bar Ranch. Originally homesteaded in 1881 by Texan Micajah Phelps, Colter built the ranch into one of the largest cattle operations in Northeastern AZ. — Map (db m36609) HM
5Arizona (Apache County), Eagar — 13 — Eagar Elementary School
After the original frame school house burned in 1930, this building served Eagar's children for 53 years. Mothers prepared hot lunch across the street creating Eagar's own depression era "soup lines" at 5 cents a cup for the children. — Map (db m36628) HM
6Arizona (Apache County), Eagar — 15 — Harry Colter Home
Completed in 1912 by J.P. LeSueur manager of the Eagar ACMI, this frame house with a skin of pressed metal wall sheathing is best known as home to one of the Colter Bros. important Round Valley Ranchers. — Map (db m36643) HM
7Arizona (Apache County), Eagar — 14 — Joseph Udall Barn
Built in the early 1900s by one of Eagar's prominent civic, religious & business leaders, this barn was constructed with wooden pegs & retains remarkable architectural integrity. The 2-story brick farmhouse no longer stands. — Map (db m36640) HM
8Arizona (Apache County), Eagar — 12 — Oscar Jepson Home
Built c.1892, this adobe structure once housed the Eagar School & later a bootlegger's still. Jepson purchased & enlarged the home in 1925 & moved his family from Alpine so his daughters could attend Round Valley High School. — Map (db m36627) HM
9Arizona (Apache County), Eagar — 10 — Rencher Home
On July 24, 1900, the Peter P. Rencher family arrived from Texas in four wagons & set about building their place in Eagar. Completed in 1913, this 5 bedroom, red brick Colonial Revival home was the crown jewel of their labors. — Map (db m36618) HM
10Arizona (Apache County), Eagar — 6 — Snyder-Cavanaugh Shoot Out
In 1878, this notorious outlaw gang clashed over dividing their loot. A heated gunfight occurred in the saddle of this hill and it is said that at least seven died. Here lie their last known remains. — Map (db m36607) HM
11Arizona (Apache County), Eagar — 16 — William LeSueur Home1913
This handsome example of Colonial Revival architecture was home to the manager of Round Valley's ACMIs. His wife, the area's first registered nurse, boarded expectant mothers & teachers from the high school. — Map (db m36645) HM
 
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