Arizona History – July 16th

Thursday, July 16th

On this date in 1847, the Mormon Battalion was mustered out after blazing the first wagon road through Arizona.

On this date in 1903, heavy rains hit the town of Ash Fork and the sidewalks floated down the street in 2 feet (0.6 meter) of water.

(Photo : Ash Fork, about 1920)

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