July 10, 2013
The Apaches constructed forts in the Mazatzal and Sierra Ancha ranges when they took a stand against the U.S. military. This fort is overlooking Boardinghouse Canyon near the East Verde River.
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Chapter 22: Mazatzal Mountains
The Mazatzal Mountain range forms a boundary between Gila County and Maricopa County; it rises on the southwestern edge of Tonto Basin and descends into the Sonoran Desert at the Phoenix metropolitan area.