"0" Mile Post General Crook Trail

"0" Mile Post General Crook Trail (HMJ0C)

Location: Camp Verde, AZ 86322 Yavapai County
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N 34° 33.851', W 111° 51.118'

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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 with 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.
HM NumberHMJ0C
Year Placed1981
Placed ByArizona State Parks Board and Arizonal Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 8:17am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 421845 N 3825044
Decimal Degrees34.56418333, -111.85196667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 33.851', W 111° 51.118'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 33' 51.06" N, 111° 51' 7.08" W
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Area Code(s)928
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 191 E Hollamon St, Camp Verde AZ 86322, US
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