Prescott

Prescott (HMCCA)

Location: Prescott, AZ 86303 Yavapai County
Buy Arizona State flags at Flagstore.com!
Country: United States of America
Buy United States of America flags at Flagstore.com!

N 34° 32.498', W 112° 28.213'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 157 views
Inscription
Prescott, Yavapai County Seat, founded 1864 on Granite Creek, source of Placer gold. Named for William Hickling Prescott, Historian, first Gov. JN. N. Goodwin, Appointee of Abraham Lincoln. Established first territorial capital of Arizona here. At Governor's Mansion, two blocks west, the first legislature met July 18, 1864. Site of first graded school in Arizona. Disastrous fire started by miner's candle destroyed four blocks about this square in 1900.
Details
HM NumberHMCCA
Tags
Year Placed1959
Placed ByPrescott Rotary Club
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 2:27pm PDT -07:00
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 365091 N 3823195
Decimal Degrees34.54163333, -112.47021667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 32.498', W 112° 28.213'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 32' 29.88" N, 112° 28' 12.78" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)928
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 106 S Montezuma St, Prescott AZ 86303, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. Is this marker part of a series?
  2. What historical period does the marker represent?
  3. What historical place does the marker represent?
  4. What type of marker is it?
  5. What class is the marker?
  6. What style is the marker?
  7. Does the marker have a number?
  8. This marker needs at least one picture.
  9. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  10. Is the marker in the median?