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Bumble Bee, Az
Arizona

Bumble Bee began as a stage stop in the 1870's, serving the southern Bradshaw's mining camps, including Prescott, Gillette, and Tip Top. Henry Wickenburg lived here just prior to discovering the Vulture Mine. Bumble Bee has had an on-again, off-again existence ever since, leaning mostly toward off-again. In the late 1960's, a fake ghost town was erected in a vain attempt at establishing a tourist attraction. Today the ghost town is gone and Bumble Bee is little more than a wide spot in the road.

Copyright: Joe williams
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送信日: 18/01/2010
更新日: 15/09/2014
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Tags: bumble; bee; arizona
  • Bradley Forward over 1 year ago
    Thanks for the memories. As a teenager living in Phoenix at the time, for about 5 yrs of my youth, I worked and stayed at Bumble Bee and worked weekends at the Trading Post which would be the stone building.The first house to the left (if standing facing what was the trading post) is where we stayed with a gentleman named Dick. I can't for the life of me remember his last name anymore as I am 48 yrs. old now and that was some time ago.I use to love staying there. Dick even had an authentic TeePee we at times slept in,that was set up in the center of the ghost town by where the stables use to be. There also was a reptile House we use to feed all the animals and collect eggs from the Hen///geese houses that were also there.I really do appreciate seeing this old place again. I am currently residing in Wisconsin for the past 30 yrs. and am ever so grateful for reliving if only in pictures this wonderful place I so loved as a child. Thank you again. Peace!
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