Historic Site of Orchard Ranch

Historic Site of Orchard Ranch (HMM2H)

Location: Tampa, AZ 86327 Yavapai County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 34.121', W 112° 16.164'

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Home of Sharlot Mabridth Hall

— (1870-1943) —

In 1890 James and Adeline Hall purchased 130 acres here above the junction of the Agua Fria River and Lynx Creek. The Halls named their homestead "Orchard Ranch" and, with the help of their children, Sharlot and Ted, produced apples and beef.

Life on the ranch instilled in Sharlot a love of Arizona's pioneer ways. She wrote about early Arizonans and collected documents and artifacts. In 1927, after the deaths of her parents, she sold the ranch and moved her collections into the 1864 log "Governor's Mansion" in Prescott, which she opened as the museum that now bears her name.
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Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 3:27am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 383557 N 3825945
Decimal Degrees34.56868333, -112.26940000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 34.121', W 112° 16.164'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 34' 7.26" N, 112° 16' 9.84" W
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Area Code(s)928, 602
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2117 Elk Trail, Tampa AZ 86327, US
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