Friday Foto - 111 Years Old - The Oldest In Arizona!
By Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
Historic Crown King Saloon It's a crAZy 27 mile drive to get to Crown King Saloon smack dab in the middle of nowhere. It is the oldest continuous running saloon in AZ. You follow a dirt road with plenty of switchbacks and beautiful scenery. Actually, it is almost right in the center of Arizona in the Bradshaw mountains. $2 Million in Gold in them thar hills! Now that I have your attention, prospectors started staking out claims in the 1870's. The Bradshaw mountains were considered one of the most heavily "mineralized" ranges in the world, according to Bruce M Wilson in his book "Crown King and the Southern Bradshaw's: A complete History".The Crown King Mine was wrought with one calamity after another. There was no real way to get all that gold down the hill easily. Mules had to ...