"0" Mile Post General Crook Trail - Camp Verde AZ
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N 34° 33.850 W 111° 51.119
12S E 421844 N 3825043
Quick Description: This marker is inlaid into a large rock at the main entrance to the Fort Verde State Historic Park in Camp Verde, AZ.
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 6/4/2019 7:42:20 AM
Waymark Code: WM10NWT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member rjmcdonough1
Views: 6

Long Description:
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Historic Site

"0" Mile Post

General Crook Trail

The Crook Road Begins At This Point

With The First In A Series Of Mile

Markers Across The Mogollon Rim

Segment Of The Military Supply Trail

Connecting Forts Whipple, Verde And

Apache. Reconnoitered In 1871 By

General George Crook And A Small

Detachment Of Cavalry, The Route

Was 100 Miles Shorter Than Earlier

Trails And Opened The Rugged Rim

Country To Tactical Operations. The

Boy Scouts Of America, Grand Canyon

Council, Re-marked The Road In 1975-76

As A Bicentennial Project. In 1978 It

Was Designated Arizona's First

Historic Trail.

By

Arizona State Parks Board

And

Arizona Historical Society

1981

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Marker Name: "0" Mile Post General Crook Trail

Type of history commemorated: Place

County: Yavapai

Name of any agency/ agencies setting marker:
- Arizona State Parks Board - Arizona Historical Society


Year placed: 1981

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