Goldfield Mining District Plaque - Apache Junction, AZ
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dkestrel
N 33° 26.841 W 111° 30.130
12S E 453327 N 3700994
Quick Description: Historical plaques in Apache Junction, AZ
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 2/7/2014 12:24:20 PM
Waymark Code: WMK3FG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies
Views: 16

Long Description:
Goldfield Mining District Arizona

Originally called the Superstition Mining District, this district had its heyday from 1893 to 1898.

The greatest producing mines were the Mammoth, Black Queen and Bull Dog.

Their output was around a million dollars in gold and silver based on 1890s valuation.

Dedicated April 19, 1997
Lost Dutchman Ch 5917 E Clampus Vitus and
Superstition Mountain Historical Society
Marker Name: Goldfield Mining District

Type of history commemorated: Place

County: Pinal

Name of any agency/ agencies setting marker:
Lost Dutchman Ch 5917 E Clampus Vitus and Superstition Mountain Historical Society


Year placed: 1997

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