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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMDPL_the-fire-of-1900_Prescott-AZ.html
A disastrous fire on the night of July 14, 1900 changed the face of downtown Prescott. Starting in a room in the Scopel Hotel on the southwest corner of Goodwin and Montezuma Streets, the fire quickly hopped across Goodwin Street and proceeded to …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMDPJ_mineral-park_Golden-Valley-AZ.html
Five miles northeast is site of Mineral Park mining town, county seat in 1873 - 1887 with courthouse and jail; stores, hotels, saloons, shops, doctor, lawyer, assay offices, and two stagecoach stations; all lined up few streets. It is now abandoned.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMDPI_cerbat_Golden-Valley-AZ.html
Site of Cerbat third historical Mohave County seat. Three miles from this highway in Cerbat Mountains and in canyon of the same name. It came to existence in 1860's as mining camp, and had mill, smelter, post-office, school, stores and saloons. On…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMDNU_white-hills_Willow-Beach-AZ.html
Eight miles northeast along this road are the ruins of White Hills, once a mining boom town. A six-year wonder, from 1892 to 1898 the mine produced twelve million dollars in gold and silver. The mineral discovery was one of the few credited to an …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMDNS_chloride_Golden-Valley-AZ.html
Four miles east is former mining town of Chloride which was started in 1864 with discovery of few mines. In 1900, it had two thousand population. Fifty or more mines were in operation around Chloride, including Tennessee - Schuykill, large produce…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMDL2_prescotts-beginnings-the-first-mining-district-in-yavapai-county_Prescott-AZ.html
The City of Prescott had its beginnings in the Spring of 1863 when a party of explorers and would-be gold miners led by the famed Joseph R. Walker arrived near the headwaters of the Hassayampa River. On May 10, 1863, at a location some six miles s…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMDL1_montezuma-street_Prescott-AZ.html
The one hundred block of South Montezuma Street has long been known as "Whiskey Row" for the numerous saloons which once lined the street. As Prescott poet Gail Gardner once wrote of "Whiskey Row": "Oh they starts her in at the Kaintucky bar, A…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMDL0_hassayampa-inn_Prescott-AZ.html
After ten years of planning, community leaders of Prescott finally raised sufficient funds to build a modern hotel which catered to the "auto tourist" in downtown Prescott — The Hassayampa Inn. On February 28, 1927, at the site of the former…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMDKZ_site-of-the-o-neill-munds-house_Prescott-AZ.html
A beautiful Victorian Cottage which faced East Sheldon Street was built on this site by W.B. Jones. On November 15, 1893, William Owen (Buckey) O'Neill and his wife Pauline moved into the house. O'Neill used a portion of the upstairs as his office…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMDKY_nob-hill_Prescott-AZ.html
Originally a part of the Capital Block, which was set aside in 1864 for a Territorial Capitol Building, the south half of the block was sold at auction. John Lawler, a miner, capitalist and real estate developer, bought the entire block and built …