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Mohave County
May 2024
Volume 24 Issue 3
COMPLIMENTARY

Chloride’s All Town Yard Sale Set for May 4th

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May 2024

CHLORIDE — Before the weather gets hot Chloride’s folks will fill their yards with goodies of all kinds during the All Town Yard Sale. You will find an assortment of antiques, collectibles, and other bargains you can’t pass up. This semi-annual event is set for Saturday, May 4th starting at 8 a.m. Historic Chloride, the oldest silver mining camp in Arizona, has been inviting visitors for years to follow a map around town to check out the friendly folks, while finding unique finds in each yard. This event attracts herds of visitors who always find everything they ever wanted and needed at bargain prices.
First stop for maps is the Mineshaft Market on Tennessee Avenue. Then simply follow the town map to each of the sales. Be sure to stop by the famous Chloride Bake Sale, this year it’s at the Thirsty Miner at the corner of 2nd Street and Elkhart Avenue. You will be tempted by a variety of tasty pastries, cookies, and other delicious delights from the original recipes of Chloride’s creative bakers. There will also be maps at the bake sale.
In addition to the yard sales, at “High Noon” the High Desert Drifters re-enactment gunfight troupe will perform old west shoot-outs in the Historical Society’s Cyanide Springs, just east of the park. While you are in Cyanide Springs stop by the Jim Fritz Museum and the playhouse next door. Both building are full of vintage photographs and historic memorabilia from Chloride’s glory days.
Be sure to check out the numerous businesses in town. You will find locally made wooden creations, jewelry, antiques, survival gear, collectibles, local ore, souvenirs and Western art. When hunger strikes visit Yesterday’s Steakhouse and Saloon, the Mineshaft Market or for drinks check out the Thirsty Miner.
History buffs will want to visit Chloride’s old jail on Merrimac Avenue and the historic train station around the corner. Chloride has the oldest continually operated post office in Arizona, and a Baptist Church more than 125 years old.
Just a mile east of town are the world-famous Roy Purcell Murals, and petroglyphs created by the Hualapai Indins who lived in the area. The road is primitive It’s suggested that visitors stop by the Mineshaft Market for directions and road conditions before heading out.
Chloride is located off Highway 93, 23 miles north of Kingman and 80 miles south of Las Vegas. Take Highway 93 to State Route 125, turn east four miles. Watch for Chloride’s billboard. For more information call (626) 483-4571 or check out visitchlorideaz.com.

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