The Pleasant Valley War a.k.a. The Graham-Tewsbury Fued

The Pleasant Valley War a.k.a. The Graham-Tewsbury Fued (HMWL4)

Location: Young, AZ 85554 Gila County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 6.106', W 110° 56.371'

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Circa 1882 - 1892

One of the West's Longest and Bloodiest feuds tookplace here and around Pleasant Valley. The Grahams andthe Tewksburys had been in the cattle business and itseems probable that they first fell out over the division of cattle they jointly owned (some believe stole). "Sheep were introduced into the valley in 1887 and this was an aggravating factor, drawing in cattle and sheep men from Holbrook and Flagstaff. Historians still debate the details of the feud that included brand changing, cattle and horse rustling, ambushes, murder, vigilantes, and lynching." But it is well known that as many as twenty men lay dead by its conclusion.
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HM NumberHMWL4
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
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Year Placed2008
Placed ByLost Dutchman 5917+4, E Clampus Vitus and the Pleasant Valley Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 7:55am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 505578 N 3773441
Decimal Degrees34.10176667, -110.93951667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 6.106', W 110° 56.371'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 6' 6.36" N, 110° 56' 22.26" W
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Area Code(s)928
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 441 Broken Trail, Young AZ 85554, US
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