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Arizona Historical MarkersWagon-Navajo National Monument - Shonto AZ

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You can tell that this two-horse wagon has traveled many a mile over rough Navajo reservation roads. One of the many styles made around the turn of the century specifically for the Indian trade, and sold at trading posts.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Arizona

date approved: 11/19/2020

last visited: never

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Arizona Historical MarkersHogan Navajo National Monument - Shonto AZ

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The Navajo Indians resourcefully met the demands of desert dwelling when they came up with this comfortable and sturdy forked-stick hogan — so called because its chief structural support is made up of three poles with their forked ends interlocked.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Arizona

date approved: 11/19/2020

last visited: never

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Arizona Historical MarkersSweathouse Navajo National Monument - Shonto AZ

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This miniature forked-stick hogan without a smoke hole is actually a highly effective bath — an ancient solution to the problem of keeping clean in a land where water is scarce.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Arizona

date approved: 11/19/2020

last visited: never

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Arizona Historical MarkersDinosaur Footprint Navajo National Monument - Shonto AZ

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Footprints of a small dinosaur that walked on his hind legs. About 180 million years ago, he left a lasting signature by walking through the mud.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Arizona

date approved: 11/19/2020

last visited: never

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Arizona Historical MarkersCanyons in Time Navajo National Monument - Shonto AZ

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The maze of canyonlands stretching before you is the continuing work of millions of years of powerful and pervasive geological forces.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Arizona

date approved: 11/19/2020

last visited: never

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Arizona Historical MarkersUpside-down Mountain Navajo National Monument - Shonto AZ

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Hidden away in Tsegi Canyon’s wilderness of bare rock, sand, and sparse vegetation are surprising pockets of luxuriant growth. Betatakin Canyon—home to a village of prehistoric cliff-dwellings farmers—is one of these oases.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Arizona

date approved: 11/19/2020

last visited: never

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Arizona Historical MarkersThe Way Up / Construction Sequence - Camp Verde AZ

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How in the world do you build a structure large enough to house 35 people high up on a steep canyon wall? Sound impossible? Here’s how Montezuma Castle’s ingenious Sinagua farmers managed it.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Arizona

date approved: 11/19/2020

last visited: never

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Arizona Historical MarkersWelcome to The Castle - Camp Verde AZ

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Pause a few moments to enjoy this view of Montezuma Castle. Don't you suppose it must have stopped the settlers and soldiers who first saw the cliff-dwelling over a century ago?

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Arizona

date approved: 11/19/2020

last visited: never

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Arizona Historical MarkersThis was the Home of the Chiricahua Apache - Willcox AZ

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This was the homeland of the Chiricahua Apache, Chiricahua National Monument. From out of the north came these semi nomadic hunters. Separating from other Apache groups in the 1690’s, the Chiricahua Apache moved into southeastern Arizona.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Arizona

date approved: 11/19/2020

last visited: never

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Arizona Historical MarkersThe Stork's Nest

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This adobe building housed The Stork's Nest, Tucson's first maternity ward.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Arizona

date approved: 11/4/2020

last visited: 11/21/2020

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Arizona Historical MarkersThe Pleasant Valley War aka The Graham-Tewksbury Feud

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An historical marker located just off Desert to Tall Pines Hwy in Young, Arizona.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T2D

location: Arizona

date approved: 10/30/2020

last visited: never

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Arizona Historical MarkersBuffalo Park - Flagstaff, AZ

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This plaque at the entrance to Buffalo Park gives some history of the land and how it became a park; in Flagstaff, Arizona.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Arizona

date approved: 9/25/2020

last visited: never

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Arizona Historical MarkersPoston Memorial - Poston, AZ

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These plaques are at the Poston War Relocation Center in La Paz County in Arizona.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Arizona

date approved: 3/6/2020

last visited: never

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Arizona Historical MarkersApache Pass (Fort Bowie National Historic Site)-Bowie, AZ

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The route of historic Apache Pass – long abandoned and faint – is marked with posts. As you drive over the next 3 downward miles, contemplate what is must have been like over 100 years ago.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Arizona

date approved: 11/28/2019

last visited: never

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Arizona Historical MarkersGrand Canyon Hotel, Williams, AZ

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The Grand Canyon Hotel dates back to 1892 and a marker outside the building tells some of its story.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Arizona

date approved: 11/3/2019

last visited: never

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Arizona Historical MarkersRittenhouse Elementary School - Queen Creek, AZ

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The Rittenhouse school replaced a mule skinners shack as an educational center in 1924.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member rjmcdonough1

location: Arizona

date approved: 9/27/2019

last visited: 5/5/2020

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Arizona Historical MarkersAllen English Home - Tombstone, AZ

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The Allen English Home is an example of adobe housing in 1880's Tombstone.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member rjmcdonough1

location: Arizona

date approved: 7/8/2019

last visited: never

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Arizona Historical MarkersSchieffelin Hall - Tombstone, AZ

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This marker commemorates the Schieffelin Hall Opera House.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member rjmcdonough1

location: Arizona

date approved: 7/8/2019

last visited: never

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Arizona Historical Markers"0" Mile Post General Crook Trail - Camp Verde AZ

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This marker is inlaid into a large rock at the main entrance to the Fort Verde State Historic Park in Camp Verde, AZ.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Where's George

location: Arizona

date approved: 6/4/2019

last visited: 9/9/2019

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Arizona Historical MarkersFort Verde State Historic Park - Camp Verde AZ

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This marker is inlaid into a large rock at the main entrance to the Fort Verde State Historic Park in Camp Verde, AZ.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Where's George

location: Arizona

date approved: 6/4/2019

last visited: 9/9/2019

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Arizona Historical MarkersGallows - Peach Springs, AZ

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A gallow in Peach Spring, AZ.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Arizona

date approved: 5/18/2019

last visited: never

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Arizona Historical MarkersArizona's Railroad Legacy - Wickenburg, AZ

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This plaque, describing Arizona's railroad development, is outside the historic Wickenburg Santa Fe Railroad station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member rjmcdonough1

location: Arizona

date approved: 1/15/2019

last visited: never

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Arizona Historical MarkersThe RailRoad Comes To Wickenburg - Wickenburg, AZ

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This marker stands in front of a restored steam engine at the Wickenburg train station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member rjmcdonough1

location: Arizona

date approved: 1/14/2019

last visited: never

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Arizona Historical MarkersThe Ajo Mining District - Ajo, AZ

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This plaque, describing the Ajo Mining District, is attached to the base of the flag pole in front of the courthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member rjmcdonough1

location: Arizona

date approved: 12/30/2018

last visited: never

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Arizona Historical MarkersThe City of Ajo - Ajo, AZ

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This historical maker is located on the base of the courthouse flag pole in Ajo, Arizona.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member rjmcdonough1

location: Arizona

date approved: 12/30/2018

last visited: never

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