Site of Hayden's Ferry
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member heringermr
N 33° 25.763 W 111° 56.413
12S E 412594 N 3699284
Quick Description: A historical marker located in downtown Tempe.
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 3/24/2008 9:07:42 PM
Waymark Code: WM3ETQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member az_pistolero
Views: 91

Long Description:
Site of Hayden's Ferry

200 feet northeast of this marker

Established in 1871 when the Salt River was a flowing stream and a barrier to travel, the ferry was held on course by a wire cable taut across the river. It was an important link in settling the Southwest.

Built and operated by Charles Trumbull Hayden who established the first flour mill in the Salt River Valley.

La Casa Vieja built in 1871 was the Hayden home.

Marker Name: Site of Hayden's Ferry

Type of history commemorated: Place

County: Maricopa

Name of any agency/ agencies setting marker:
Placed by Arizona Society Daughters of the American Revolution

Year placed: 1964

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