Fort McDowell
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers
N 33° 34.712 W 111° 41.007
12S E 436574 N 3715635
Quick Description: One of three markers located on the Beeline Highway, east of Scottsdale.
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 3/15/2008 8:34:42 PM
Waymark Code: WM3CN4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies
Views: 41

Long Description:
This important military post protected central Arizona settlements from the Tonto Apaches during the Indian wars 1865-1886. Its function as a military post ended in 1890 and it became a reservation by executive order, september 15, 1909 as home of the Mohave-Apache and Yavapai-Apaches. It was the home and burial place of Dr. Carlos Montezuma, a Mohave Apache Indian, scouting parties from Fort McDowell regularly patrolled the Tonto Basin area beyong Four Peaks.

Type of history commemorated: Place

County: Maricopa

Name of any agency/ agencies setting marker:
Arizona Department of Transportation Highway Division 1982

Year placed: 1982

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