Ghost Towns Of Arizona
Ghost Towns Of Arizona

Brand: University of Oklahoma Press

Ghost Towns Of Arizona

  • Publish Date: 1969-08-15
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: James E. Sherman;Barbara H. Sherman
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Arizonas ghost towns exemplify mans 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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