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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

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

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!"

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Nature Conservancy - Hassayampa River Preserve

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Wickenburg, AZ Conservation Areas

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Wickenburg, AZ Battlesites

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