Carlos Ygnacio Velasco House

Carlos Ygnacio Velasco House (HMHIR)

Location: Tucson, AZ 85701 Pima County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 12.924', W 110° 58.198'

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This house dating from the 1870s was purchased by Carlos and Beatriz Velasco in 1878. In the same year, Velasco began publication of the newspaper "El Fronterizo," which continued until his death in 1914. This building was the office and print shop. The house at the rear was the Velasco residence. Prominent in civic affairs, Velasco was a principal founder of Alianza Hispano Americana, a national fraternal insurance society. This site is on the National Register.

Spanish Translation:
Casa de Carlos Ygnacio Valasco
Esta casa que data desde la d?cada 1870, fue comprada por los espesos Carlos y Beatriz Velasco en 1878. En ese mismo a?o, Velasco comenz? de su peri?dico "El Fronterizo," continuando hasta su muerte en 1914. En este edificio estabon la prensa e las oficinas. La parte posterior ere la residencia familiar. Velasco destac? en asuntos c?vicos, y fue uno de los principales Americana. Este sitio est? en el "National Register".
Placed ByTucson-Pima County Historical Commission
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Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 11:54am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 502830 N 3564311
Decimal Degrees32.21540000, -110.96996667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 12.924', W 110° 58.198'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 12' 55.44" N, 110° 58' 11.88" W
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Area Code(s)520
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 475 S Stone Ave, Tucson AZ 85701, US
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