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North America » United States » Arizona » Bullhead City February 11th 2016

BEALE’S CROSSING line-height: 115%;">A fellow in the Quartermaster Corps named Major George Crossman came up with the notion of using camels for military transportation during the Seminole War in Florida during the 1830s. Camels could travel a long way without water; they could carry much more weight than a mule, and would eat anything a goat would eat and several things that no self-respecting goat would ever consider eating. The idea did not take root in the War Department until 20years later during the administration of President Franklin Pierce. The always forward thinking Secretary of War, Jefferson Davis, finally got behind the camel experiment when he observed on a map that much of Western America was a “great desert”. Much of that country was arid, but it was mostly a high grassy plain, not a desert. ... read more
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MOHAVE VILLAGES THESE DAYS....
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North America » United States » Arizona » Bullhead City January 4th 2016

Today is our first rain since arriving in Arizona more than 3 weeks ago. Our first stop was at a small RV park in Fort Mohave. We stayed there 3 nights, while there we did some scouting in and around Laughlin, Nevada and Bullhead City, Arizona to find a camping area that was more to our liking. The small RV park was nice but crowded. We settled on a campground in Katherine Landing which has a small marina on Lake Mohave. This is part of the Lake Mead National Recreational Area. We are above the Davis Dam, but down river of the well known Hoover Dam. The campground has 4 loops on the east side of main road and one on the west side. The west side and 2 loops on the east side are closed ... read more
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North America » United States » Arizona » Bullhead City January 31st 2012

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North America » United States » Arizona » Bullhead City October 23rd 2010

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