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category : Pioneer History
Jail Tree This 200 year-old mesquite tree once served as Wickenburg's Jail. From 1863 to 1890 outlaws were chained to this tree for all the townspeople to see. Whether any escaped remains unknown.


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Address: Tegner and Wickenburg Way

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Jail Tree

This 200 year-old mesquite tree once served as Wickenburg's Jail. From 1863 to 1890

Wickenburg, AZ Pioneer History

Old Post Office

The Old Brick Post Office was built in 1930 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Before the time of the boardwalks, a single window served the people arriving on horseback to get their mail. This may have been the forerunner of the "drive - up window!"

Wickenburg, AZ Historic Buildings

Hassayampa Building

The Venetta Hotel, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was built in 1905 specifically to serve overnight railroad passengers and early day tourists to the Wickenburg area and Castle Hot Springs. Mrs. Elizabeth Smith contracted one of Arizona'

Wickenburg, AZ Historic Hotels

Santa Fe Depot

The Santa Fe Depot at Wickenburg, Arizona, was the last of the original wooden depots on the Santa Fe Railroad Line by the 1920s, when Santa Fe decided the "old wooden depot"

Wickenburg, AZ Railroad History

Western Sculpture

"Thanks For The Rain" The life-size bronze sculpture was created by Joe Beeler in 1988

Wickenburg, AZ Arts

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