Mammoth Historical Society receives Mill artifacts

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather

San Manuel Miner

The Mammoth Historical Society (MHS) received a donation of artifacts from Richard Colvin of Mammoth. Richard found the items while digging on his land along the San Pedro River. His property is in the area that was once the mill for the Mammoth St. Anthony mine. The artifacts are believed to be from the mill which would make them over 100 years old. These are the first historical items that the Mammoth Historical Society has received for their museum.

The Oracle Historical Society also received a couple of the artifacts. Oracle has historical ties to Mammoth and the mine and mill that were established there in the late 1800s. William “Curly” Neal had the contract hauling ore by wagon to the mill, gold bullion to the bank and supplied wood for the mine operations.

The Mammoth Historical Society is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of the history of the Town of Mammoth and the lower San Pedro River Valley region for present and future generations. MHS is looking for historical artifacts and photos of Mammoth and the lower San Pedro Valley. If you would like to donate items or are interested in joining the Mammoth Historical Society contact them at mammothhistory@gmail.com.

John Hernandez (221 Posts)

John Hernandez lives in Oracle. He is retired and enjoys writing and traveling. He is active in the Oracle Historical Society. He covers numerous public events, researches historical features and writes business/artist profiles.


facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
facebooktwitterby feather

Comments are closed.

  • Stories Just Posted

    Hall of Fame set to induct seven new members

    March 3rd, 2015
    by

    There is no doubt that over the course of 80 plus years the Superior Unified School district has educated and graduated some of the finest student.


    Superior Student’s of the Month enjoy lunch with Rotarians

    March 3rd, 2015
    by

    Superior Sun Superior Rotarians gladly sponsor the Superior Student’s of the Month each month with a luncheon at Los Hermanos Restaurant.


    Eight returning starters, experience give Panthers high expectations

    March 3rd, 2015
    by

    Superior Sun Last year, the Superior baseball team finished its season with a record of 11 – 9, including 7 – 7 in section play.


    Final registration dates for T-Ball coming up

    March 3rd, 2015
    by

    The final day to register T-Ball players for the Superior Little League is Friday, March 6, 2015.


  • Stories Just For You

    San Manuel Sea Lions finish second at regional championship meet in Yuma

    March 3rd, 2015
    by

    The Regional Age Group Championship Swim Meet was held Feb. 20-22 at the Valley Aquatic Center in Yuma, Ariz.


    Kids save spare change to buy cookies for the troops

    March 3rd, 2015
    by

    Led by the first grades at First Avenue Elementary school, U.S. troops serving overseas will be receiving 84 boxes of Girl Scout Cookies thanks to the “spare change” donated by students,


    San Manuel Elks honor First Responders, name Ecker 2014 Citizen of the Year

    March 3rd, 2015
    by

    Over the past several weeks and months, the Tri-Community has seen more that its fair share of tragedy.


    CPR class held in Dudleyville

    February 24th, 2015
    by

    Copper Area News On Saturday, Feb. 7 a CPR training class was held in Dudleyville.


  • Facebook

  • [Advertisement.]
  • Arizona Headlines & Current Weather