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Pages: 23. Chapters: Historic house museums in Arizona, Living
museums in Arizona, Open air museums in Arizona, Castle Dome
Landing, Arizona, Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site,
Taliesin West, Arizona Museum of Natural History, Tumacacori
National Historical Park, Castle Dome Mountains, Arizona State
Capitol, Tubac Presidio State Historic Park, Rosson House, Niels
Petersen House, Clemenceau, Arizona, Yuma Territorial Prison, Bird
Cage Theatre, Jerome State Historic Park, Pipe Spring National
Monument, Oracle State Park, Riordan Mansion State Historic Park,
Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park, Fort Verde State Historic
Park, Sharlot Hall Museum, San Bernardino Ranch, Grace Museum of
America, Bonelli House, Roden Crater, McFarland State Historic
Park, Fort Whipple, Arizona, Mesa Historical Museum, Pioneer Living
History Village. Excerpt: Castle Dome Landing, Arizona (also Castle
Dome City) is a ghost town in the Castle Dome Mountains of Yuma
County in the U.S. state of Arizona. It was first settled as a
transport depot and mining camp around 1863 in what was then the
Arizona Territory. Castle Dome Landing, 1877When the first
Americans reached the Castle Dome Mountains in the early 1860s,
there were already signs of previous mining activity. It was
generally held that Native Americans had engaged in mining in the
Castle Dome Mountains some years before and backpacked the ore 18
miles (29 km) south to a processing site on the banks of the Gila
River, where remnants of adobe furnaces were found. As mineral
deposits began to be discovered up and down the Colorado River in
the early 1860s, numerous mining camps and steamboat ports grew
into towns along the river. Heading north from Yuma, prospectors
staked gold and silver claims along the river and in the
surrounding mountains. The Castle Dome Mining Company, established
in 1863 ...
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