Ghost Towns of Arizona

Ghost Towns of Arizona

by James E. Sherman, Don Percious, Barbara H. Sherman
     
 

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Arizona’s ghost towns exemplify man’s courage, tenacity, and perhaps even foolishness in his search for wealth. Inevitable by-products of the development of gold, silver, copper, and other mineral deposits in Arizona, some of these communities mushroomed overnight into a hodgepodge of tents and makeshift homes, while others developed over a period of

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Arizona’s ghost towns exemplify man’s courage, tenacity, and perhaps even foolishness in his search for wealth. Inevitable by-products of the development of gold, silver, copper, and other mineral deposits in Arizona, some of these communities mushroomed overnight into a hodgepodge of tents and makeshift homes, while others developed over a period of years into tidy, well-planned townsites. Whatever their design, intent, or purpose, when their existence was no longer profitable they slipped into the category of ghost towns.

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ISBN-13:
9780806108438
Publisher:
University of Oklahoma Press
Publication date:
08/28/1969
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
1,311,806
Product dimensions:
8.42(w) x 11.04(h) x 0.61(d)

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