• Gen. Irvin McDowell
    5288
    5

    Q: Who was the McDowell in Fort McDowell? A: This is an excellent question because it has nothing to do, at least not directly, with Jack Swilling or Darrell Duppa, two worthies of whom we are thoroughly sick and tired. Fort McDowell was founded in 1865 at the juncture of Sycamore Creek and the Verde River by ...