Vandals destroy historic cabin near Oatman

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The following is a news release from the BLM.

KINGMAN -- At some point during late winter vandals destroyed the 100+ year-old Times Gulch miner's cabin two miles west of Oatman, Arizona.

"Most people lived in tents or cabins made of wood," said BLM Archaeologist Craig Johnson. "Times Gulch cabin was historically significant because it was one of the few miner's cabins made of stone."

Johnson added that what were 10-foot high walls were battered down to a few feet high. The cabin was one of the most significant structures in the Oatman Mining District.

The incident is under investigation. If anyone has any information about the historic cabin destruction, please contact BLM Law Enforcement at 602- 679-8119.