Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area, Yuma

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  • The Colorado River, once called “the Nile of America” was a major barrier to those crossing the nation. Here at Yuma the river pinched just enough that a ferry could operate and, at the same time, the...  more »
  • This is a little pocket park that is worth a stopover. Nice views of the river and a few plaques describing the history of the area. Some fine person damaged the gate on the steam engine because... I ...  more »
  • We spent a very pleasant hour at the heritage area. We visited the area as an overnight stop and spotted the steam train from the main street. The boards are very informative and the riverside a revel...  more »
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  • Yuma was the only place to cross the great Colorado River for over 600 miles. I you wanted to travel from the east coast to the west coast in the 1860's you needed to cross the Colorado Rive at Yuma Arizona. The Quarter Master Depot served the entire southwester United States. All supplies came to Yuma, Then they were shipped to their destination.

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