The Great Camel Experiment: Camp Verde, Texas

If you have been following us, back in January of 2017, we converged with the Xscapers in Quartzsite, Arizona. That following Spring, we happened upon a cool little General Store and Post Office in a small town near San Antonio, Texas. Not realizing it, the two cities we’ve been to over a thousand miles apart were connected in history.

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Great Camel Experiment: Hi Jolly Monument in Quartzsite, Arizona

In the small desert town of Quartzsite, Arizona, a lesser-known historical achievement took place involving the United States Army, a middle eastern man and camels. The project was called The Great Camel Experiment. And Quartzsite is the place that honors the who proved to the U.S. government that camels outlasted other means of transporting military supplies across the desert southwest.

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