Old Main

Old Main (HMHIP)

Location: Tucson, AZ 85721 Pima County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 13.912', W 110° 57.219'

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On March 12, 1885 Governor Frederick A. Tritle signed legislation creating the University of Arizona. Selim M. Franklin and C.C. Stephens, Pima delegates to the 13th Territorial Legislature fathered this Bill. Jacob S. Mansfeld solicited the 40-acre site from William S. Read, E.B. Gifford and Ben C. Parker. James M. Creighton was architect; M.J. Sullivan, contractor. Groundbreaking was October 27, 1887. Classes started October 1, 1891, with 6 faculty, 6 freshmen and 26 preparatory students. "Old Main" is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Spanish Translation:
Old Main
El 12 de Marzo 1885, El Gobernador Frederick A. Tritle firm? el acta funando La Universidad de Arizona, legislaci?n iniciada por Selim M. Franklin y C.C. Stephens, delegados a la 13a Legislatura Territorial. Jacob S. Mansfeld solicit? los 40 acres de William S. Read, E.B. Gifford y Ben Parker. El 21 de Octubre 1887, empezaron la obra, James M. Creighton, arquitecto, y M. J. Sullivan, contratista. El 1 de Octubre 1891, 6 profesores recibieron a 6 alumnos de la Universidad y 26 de la preparatoria. "Old Main" est? en el Registro Nacional de Lugares Hist?ricos.
Placed ByTucson-Pima County Historical Commission and Arizona Historical Society
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Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 6:58pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 504366 N 3566137
Decimal Degrees32.23186667, -110.95365000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 13.912', W 110° 57.219'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 13' 54.72" N, 110° 57' 13.14" W
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Area Code(s)520
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1041 E University Blvd, Tucson AZ 85721, US
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