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Interesting place with interesting history. Monument has a great description of the history of Hi... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
billandgeorgeanna
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Great Bit of Arizona History and just two blocks of the Main Street in town

The history of Hi Jolly and Camels is a Great Bit of Arizona History and just two blocks of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Must see in Quartzsite interesting story and explains why there are camel sculptures everywhere. Also I am old enough to remember the New Christy Minstral's singing the "Hi Jolly" song in early 1960's.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting place with interesting history. Monument has a great description of the history of Hi Jolly and the Camels.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The history of Hi Jolly and Camels is a Great Bit of Arizona History and just two blocks of the Main Street in town. One of those tiny treasures of the old west..

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was happy to see that this landmark is so well preserved and designated as historic. The story is remarkable and it’s worth visiting.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Quartzite for the recent RV Rally (also known as the Woodstock for RV's) and took a few minutes to tour the Hi Jolly Tomb. It's actually located in an active cemetery which was also interesting to see. The graves are setup like those of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SheriffBTJustice
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

With time to spare we decided to visit this local attraction. What an interesting story about the history of what went on in the Quartzite area. If you have a few extra minutes and want to learn a little more about the area, this is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 19, 2018 via mobile

We made a quick stop at the cemetery in Quartzsite to see the monument and read the history of Hi Jolly. Very interesting and it's worth a stop to read about the camel program.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank akbuddie
Reviewed November 12, 2018

Philip Tedro aka Hi Jolly was a Syrian of Greek extraction who trained and brought over the camels then Secretary of War (and future Confederate President) Jefferson Davis purchased for the U.S. Army in 1857. The camel experiment was a noble endeavor, but problems with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018

Interesting history of the area. Park and walk to the site as it is on the main road. Quartzsite is an interesting town, if you take the time to explore.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

The site is clean and well marked. Surprised that it was a cemetery where we love to look at the history. Parking is good.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Niceene C
February 25, 2018|
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Basically 24/7. But nothing to see when it’s dark. So I would say sun up to sun down.
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