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The current reconstructed monument site for Army Scout Al Sieber.

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The Wild West in the Rim Country

Chapter 16: The Mysterious Demise of Al Sieber, Chief of Scouts

A red sandstone monument stands overlooking Roosevelt Lake beside State Highway 188. Traveling southeast in Tonto Basin, this can be seen just before reaching the bridge near Roosevelt Dam. Upon close examination the travelers can see the rough marker announces that near this spot the Army’s famous Chief of Scouts Al Sieber was crushed to death by an immense boulder.

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