Ghost Town of White Hills
N 35° 42.020 W 114° 28.465
11S E 728506 N 3953651
Quick Description: An historical marker about the Ghost Town of White Hills located on Highway US 60/US 93 in Mohave County, Arizona.
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 4/1/2008 11:16:04 PM
Waymark Code: WM3G97
The text of the marker reads as follows: "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 indian... a hualpai named Jeff. White Hills had twelve saloons and two cemeteries. Water was nearly as expensive as whiskey."
Marker Name: Ghost Town of White Hills
Type of history commemorated: Place
Name of any agency/ agencies setting marker:
Arizona Development Board
Year placed: 1961
To claim a log for this waymark, some proof of visit is required. This proof can be a simple gps photo, a photo with your mascot (a signature item that you use for photographs, similar to using a gps) or a answer to any question that the person who posted the waymark has asked. A gps photo will always be accepted as proof of visit regardless of any specific question a waymark may ask.