Arizona Military History: Historical Markers by Era

Colonial and Mexican Era
Thumbnail link to Sentinel Peak "A" Mountain: Lookout and Site of Signal Fires

Sentinel Peak “A” Mountain: Lookout and Site of Signal Fires
Location:  Tucson, Pima County, Arizona
Active prior to and since 1692
Marker established 1933

Elm Tree in Memory of George Washington, Flagstaff
Location:  Flagstaff, Coconino County, Arizona
Event 1775
Marker established 1931

Presidio San Agustín del Tucson:
Walking Tour Guide to Seven Markers

Location:  Tucson, Pima County, Arizona
Active 1776 – 1856
Markers established 1922 – 1937

Presidio San Agustín del Tucson:
The Four Corners of the Adobe Wall

Location:  Tucson, Pima County, Arizona
Active 1776 – 1856
Markers established 1922

Presidio San Agustín del Tucson:
Plaza de las Armas
First Raising of the U.S. Flag within the Walls of Tucson

Location:  Tucson, Pima County, Arizona
Active 1776 – 1856
Marker established 1929

Presidio San Agustín del Tucson:
Old Walled City Gateway – North Entrance

Location:  Tucson, Pima County, Arizona
Active 1776 – 1856
Marker established 1937

Presidio San Agustín del Tucson:
Old Walled City Gateway – South Entrance

Location:  Tucson, Pima County, Arizona
Active 1776 – 1856
Marker established 1937

Mexican Cession and Territory Era

Yuma Customs House
Location:  Yuma, Yuma County, Arizona
Active 1848 – 1883
Marker established 1979

Colorado River: Old Ferry Landing at Yuma Crossing
Location:  Yuma, Yuma County, Arizona
Active 1848, serving Fort Yuma in California
Marker established 1961

Fort Defiance Centennial Marker
Location:  Fort Defiance, Apache County, Arizona
Missing Marker
Active 1851 – 1870
Marker established 1951

Historic 35th Parallel, Route 66
Location:  Drake, Yavapai County, Arizona
Missing Marker
U.S. Army survey 1851
Marker established 1956

Fort Huachuca During WWII: Minority Service Members
Walking Tour Guide to Five Markers
Panel related to Indian scouts active 1866 – 1947
Location:  Sierra Vista, Cochise County, Arizona
Marker established 2024

Site of Old Camp Hualapai
Location:  Prescott, Yavapai County, Arizona
Active 1869 – 1873
Missing Marker
Marker established 1953

Fort McDowell: Stoneman Military Trail Marker
Location:  Fort McDowell, Maricopa County, Arizona
Active 1870 – 1890
Marker established 1997

Pioneer and Military Memorial Cemetery
Location:  Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona
Active 1874 – 1914
Marker established 2018

Fort Huachuca
Location:  Fort Huachuca, Cochise County, Arizona
Active 1877 – present
Marker established 1957

Camp John A. Rucker
Location:  Elfrida, Cochise County, Arizona
Active 1878 – 1880
Marker established 1973

Barnes Butte Memorial to Will Croft Barnes
Location:  Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona
Served 1879 – 1883
Marker established 1938

Statehood

Historic Uses of Papago Park Military Reservation
Location:  Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona
Active 1909 – present
Marker established 2006

Arizona Cotton Land Dedicated to Commercial Fields
Location:  Chandler, Maricopa County, Arizona
Event: 1917
Marker established 2009

Roald Amundsen Pullman Car
Location:  Scottsdale, Maricopa County, Arizona
Active 1928 – 1950s
Marker established 2023

Lake Havasu Auxiliary Airfield #6
Honoring World War II
Kingman Army Airfield

Location: Lake Havasu City, Mohave County, Arizona
Active 1942 – 1946
Marker established 2003

Fort Huachuca During WWII: Minority Service Members
Walking Tour Guide to Five Markers
Panels related to WWII active 1941 – 1948
Location:  Sierra Vista, Cochise County, Arizona
Marker established 2024

World War II: Camp Bouse
Location:  La Paz County, Arizona
Active 1943 – 1944
Marker established 2010

  

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