Clifton Cliff Jail
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker
N 33° 03.330 W 109° 17.958
12S E 658782 N 3658724
Quick Description: 1880's Arizona Law and Order.
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 6/5/2011 6:27:55 PM
Waymark Code: WMBNDN
Views: 17

Long Description:
Blasted from living rock this jail confined many of the bad men who crowed into the district in the boom days. Local tradition says that the first inmate in 1881 was the miner who built the jail. It was contributed to the town by the Lesinsky Brothers who built the first copper smelter on Chase Creek.
Marker Name: Clifton Cliff Jail

Type of history commemorated: Place

County: Greenlee

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

Year placed: 1962

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