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Hi Jolly's Tomb

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W. Main St, Quartzsite, AZ
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Not a big deal

It’s a cemetery. ;to much to see, would not go out of the way to visit this or Quartzite in general.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Larry K
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quick stop

Interesting stop to learn a bit of history. I thought the length of the informational sign with its... read more

Reviewed April 23, 2018
misadventureyels
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Redlands, California
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W. Main St, Quartzsite, AZ
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a cemetery. ;to much to see, would not go out of the way to visit this or Quartzite in general.

Thank Larry K
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Reviewed April 23, 2018

Interesting stop to learn a bit of history. I thought the length of the informational sign with its bits of unrelated information was comical. Looked like the tomb is also a time capsule.

2  Thank misadventureyels
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Reviewed April 13, 2018

Thank You 100% Trip Advisor for this very interesting, Thing To Do, here in Quartzsite, Arizona. No Trip Advisor attraction, no visit to the Haiji Ali or Hi Jolly memorial. Haiji Ali was a Syrian camel herder who was brought to the United States in...More

2  Thank kanbaatar
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Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

It is one of those quirky part of US history stops. It is located just off of Main Street and signs make it easy to find. It does not take long to read the information at the cemetery and the info is interesting for all...More

1  Thank 436Terry68
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Reviewed March 20, 2018

The final resting spot of an interesting character from the history of the desert southwest. Syrian born Hi Jolly was brought to the US to aid the US Army with their test of using camels for desert transportation. When the test was ended ho chose...More

2  Thank Steven P
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Reviewed March 11, 2018

Like everyone i would guess why does Quartzsite have camels for a logo at their town signs . Well ' the info lies on these readable plaques and is very interesting read .

2  Thank David A
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Reviewed January 24, 2018

We had heard about Hi Jolly's Tomb, so we had to visit. The history about camels in the desert is interesting and if in Quartzsite, one should visit here and learn all about it. It's located next to the local cemetery which also has interesting...More

1  Thank RueterRD
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

small museum full of history & of facts about how area was founded. Many artifacts to see. Kinda out of the way but worth it.

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Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

You can make this a 15 minute stop or stroll the neighboring graves. An information sign is near the grave. Very interesting history.

Thank SpiritsOpinion
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Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

Interesting bit of historical fact of trying out camels in this Arizona desert. And th e change of pronunciation of Hi Jolly. A must see in Quartzsite

Thank ki0ki
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Niceene C
February 25, 2018|
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Response from RueterRD | Reviewed this property |
Basically 24/7. But nothing to see when it’s dark. So I would say sun up to sun down.
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