Showlow Valley Settlement

Showlow Valley Settlement (HMOI0)

Location: Show Low, AZ 85901 Navajo County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 15.176', W 110° 1.846'

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In 1870 Corydon E. Cooley, a government scout and Marion Clark entered this valley and located ranches. Cooley built a log house on the hill. By 1876 many families came, including Alfred Cluff, David E. Adams, Thomas W. Adair, Heber Dalton and others. The settlement was called "Cooley", later changed to Showlow. Homes were built, acres planted to grain and people prospered. A post office was established in 1880 with Cooley as postmaster. A fort protected the people from Indians. Wm. Penrod built a shingle mill. In 1884 the church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints organized a Ward with Hans Hansen as Bishop.
HM NumberHMOI0
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series
Marker Number250
Year Placed1959
Placed ByDaughters of Utah Pioneers - Cooley Camp, Apache County, Arizona
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 1:35pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 589242 N 3790626
Decimal Degrees34.25293333, -110.03076667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 15.176', W 110° 1.846'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 15' 10.56" N, 110° 1' 50.76" W
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Area Code(s)928, 520
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1031-1067 E Cooley St, Show Low AZ 85901, US
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