Sunset Crossing
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker
N 35° 00.905 W 110° 40.753
12S E 529266 N 3874762
Quick Description: An Arizona Historical Marker, at a rest area, on the east side of Winslow.
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 6/7/2011 1:30:14 PM
Waymark Code: WMBNXC
Views: 9

Long Description:
Inscription:
This crossing, first noted early in the 1850s in journals and maps of explorers along the 35th parallel, is the only convergence of major travel routes on the Little Colorado River. It lies on the trail used by Mormon immigrants journeying from Utah to Arizona settlements during the 1870's. A rock ledge spanning the stream from bank to bank at this point made crossing by wagon possible. It is said to have been named after Sunset Pass located to the southwest.
Marker Name: Sunset Crossing

Type of history commemorated: Place

County: Navajo

Name of any agency/ agencies setting marker:
Navajo County Historical Society and Arizona Historical Society.


Year placed: unknown

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