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Blue Water, AZ

Blue Water

Pima Co.

Hinton Map, 1878; Smith, 1879

Stage station old overland route about 45 miles northwest of Tucson.  Fish says it was owned by Sam Wise in 1867.  Origin unknown.  War Dept. records quote Capt. Shinn, 3rd U. S. Artillery, Report, June 2, 1862:  "The well here is 69 feet deep with two and a half feet of water standing in it.  It will furnish fully 4,000 gallons a day.  There is good grama and galleta grass near."

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