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Bumble Bee, AZ

Bumble Bee

Yavapai Co.

Map, Prescott N. F., 1927.

In T. 10 N., R. 2 E.  P. O., creek, mine, about 6 miles east of Crown King.

"Uncle Tom Saunders told me that in 1863 he and some other prospectors found a bumble bee's nest full of honey in the cliffs along the creek.  Several of the party were badly stung so they named it Bumble Bee Creek."  Letter, L. J. Putsch, Forest Ranger. 

Station was at times called Snider's Station after the man who owned it for some years.  List of Arizona Stage Stations, 1880 shows it as Bumble Bee - James Bobo, keeper and postmaster."

Creek rises near Cordes in T. 11 N., R. 2 E.  P.O. established 1879, William D. Powell, P.M.

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