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By J.P. Gorham

Nestled within the Arizona mountains are numerous small, unassuming cities that belie the significance in their heyday. those cities are all intrinsic to one another for one cause: mining. The within reach ranches have been proven to feed the miners, and in lots of situations, citizens moved from side to side between them reckoning on which mines have been wealthy or closed. a few now not exist, evidenced now by means of rock partitions or different harder-to-find clues. a few have became vacationer sights. the 1st legislative conferences of the Arizona Territory have been held on the Woolsey Ranch in close by Dewey, the place the 1st construction in Yavapai County was once developed. Indian wars happened the following, and lots of of the typical assets used to aid the becoming nation got here from iron and copper mines came upon deep in the bowels of the Dewey-Humboldt region. The cities of Cherry, Dewey, Humboldt, Mayer, Cordes Junction, Crown King, and Bumble Bee nonetheless exist. Others, like Agua Fria, Chaparral, Stoddard, McCabe, Poland, and Cleator, have generally vanished, yet their pioneering spirit and value just isn't forgotten.

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