Indian Gardens
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dalphin
N 34° 54.538 W 111° 43.705
12S E 433456 N 3863190
Quick Description: Homestead of the first settler in Oak Creek Canyon
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 4/30/2007 10:19:37 PM
Waymark Code: WM1G0Z
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member az_pistolero
Views: 113

Long Description:
In 1876 or 77 Jim Thompson built a log cabin here and began cultivating the old indian gardens where the indians had grown corn and squash long before Oak Creek was known to white men. Thompson remained here at his indian gardens ranch until his death in 1917.
Marker Name: Indian Gardens

Type of history commemorated: Person

County: Coconino

Name of any agency/ agencies setting marker:
Arizona Development Board Arizona Highway Department

Year placed: 1965

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