Camp Reno (1867-1870) - A U.S. Army post established in 1867 in the Tonto Valley in present day Maricopa County, Arizona. Named for General Marcus A. Reno (Cullum 1779). Abandoned in 1870.
Camp Reno was a temporary adobe and frame post built with a surrounding stockade. The post was an outpost of Fort McDowell established in October 1867 and was used in operations against hostile Apache Indians. Abandoned on 8 Mar 1870.
Maricopa County, Arizona
USGS Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) Database Entry: 27208
Location: Beeline Highway at N Fort McDowell Road, Maricopa County, Arizona. Markers only.
Maps & Images
Lat: 33.5803221 Long: -111.6781936
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