Duppa Homestead

Duppa Homestead (HM25FB)

Location: Phoenix, AZ 85003 Maricopa County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 26.417', W 112° 4.538'

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Darrell Duppa explored Arizona four years before coming here with Jack Swilling's party, pioneers whose irrigation canal first opened the Salt River Valley to farming in 1868. A well-traveled Englishman and a scholar of the classics, "Lord" Duppa is credited with naming Phoenix and Tempe. In 1871, he homesteaded 160 acres of this land, qualifying for one of the first ten land grants in the Territory. This adobe, built after Duppa sold the land, is restored with cottonwood-branch, mud-roofed construction typical of the earliest houses in Phoenix.
HM NumberHM25FB
Year Placed1981
Placed ByMr. and Mrs. Newton Rosenzweig, Arizona Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, February 10th, 2018 at 10:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 400018 N 3700615
Decimal Degrees33.44028333, -112.07563333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 26.417', W 112° 4.538'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 26' 25.02" N, 112° 4' 32.28" W
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Area Code(s)602, 928
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 715s S 2nd Ave, Phoenix AZ 85003, US
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