Walnut Canyon National Monument in Memory of Pioneer Women
Marker: In Memory of the Pioneer Women of Arizona
Location: Walnut Canyon 6400 U.S. 89 Flagstaff, Coconino County, Arizona (928) 526-3367 35.171600, -111.509272
Directions: Approximately 7.5 miles east of Flagstaff. From Interstate 40, take Exit 204 and turn south. The Walnut Canyon Visitor Center is located at the end of this three-mile road.
Historical Significance: Governor Hunt (second from left in the picture below) and other dignitaries joined the women of ASDAR for the ceremony in 1915. Shortly thereafter, Walnut Canyon was declared a National Monument.
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