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Bangharts, AZ


Yavapai Co.

Eckhoff Map, 1880.

Stage Station, on road between Ash Fork and Prescott, where stages stopped for meals.   The presence of Banghart's attractive daughters made this place very popular.  Located 1866, and owned by George Banghart.  Now called Del Rio, on A. T. & S. F. R. R.  Said to be the location of the Postle ranch where the first Territorial capital was located.   First called Chino, later Banghart's with George W. Banghart P. M. Nov. 13, 1885.  Gov. Safford visited Banghart's in 1873 and mentions the visit in his report for that year.  Banghart died at Del Rio in July, 1895. 

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