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CEDAR, AZ
AKA CEDARVILLE

By: Pat Ryland, APCRP Certified Coordinator

 

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The Cedar Post Office was established on September 24, 1895 with Ira M. George appointed as the postmaster. The Cedar Post Office was closed for the final time, July 31, 1911

 

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Research continues by Arizona Pioneer & Cemetery Research Project (APCRP) to find history on this mining camp. It is known that this community may have been referred to as Cedar or Cedarville. Updates will be posted as they are found.

 

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From Wikieup travel north on hwy 93 to Clementine Road, turn left (west); so one block to stop sign; turn right and go four blocks to T; turn left and travel 10.7 miles to the

vicinity of Cedar.

 

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On January 19, 2009 APCRP Coordinator Pat Ryland set out to find the remains of this ghost town and what is believed to be the Clark Pioneer Cemetery. Upon arrival Pat was able to identify nine graves.

 

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Seven adult males, one adult female, and one female child. Dates of their deaths range from 1897 to 1900. It is believed mine accidents were the main causes of death with on from Cholera. Pat completed further research outside the main area of the burials and found no more graves. As it was getting late in the afternoon and Pat decided to head back before darkness set in.

 

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