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Benedict, Mount
Mount Benedict, AZ


Benedict, Mount

Santa Cruz Co.

USGS Map, 1903
GLO, 1921, Benedict

About 4 miles northeast of Nogales, in sec. 28, T. 23 S., R. 14. E., on Santa Cruz River.   Originally a ranch or small mining camp which has disappeared.  "Named for an old prospector of local fame.  First called Gold Hill because gold was found on its slopes."  A. S. Wingo, Forest Ranger.  "Smith's map, 1879 shows it Benedictine."  Hinton, 1879.

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