Calle de la Milpes
— Cemetery Street —Named Calle de la Milpes ("Road Which Leads to the Corn Fields") during Tucson's Spanish period; the street linked the presidio with adjacent agricultural fields. Renamed Cemetery Street in the mid-1800s, the street was the main thoroughfare between downtown and the local military cemetery. By 1875 the cemetery was moved and the street was renamed Alameda Street ("Tree-Lined Street").
|Placed By||City of Tucson Historic Preservation Office|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 8:18pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||12S E 502811 N 3565311|
|Decimal Degrees||32.22441667, -110.97016667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 13.465', W 110° 58.21'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 13' 27.90" N, 110° 58' 12.60" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 56-98 E Alameda St, Tucson AZ 85701, US|
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