Padre-Eusebio-Francisco-Kino, S.J.

Padre-Eusebio-Francisco-Kino, S.J. (HMHIX)

Location: Tucson, AZ 85701 Pima County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 13.372', W 110° 58.504'

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Born Segno, Italy, 1645 - Educated at Jesuit Colleges Entered society of Jesus, 1665 - His petition to be sent upon a distant and dangerous mission granted, 1678 - Began missionary labors in Lower California, April 1, 1683 - Among Pimas, March 13, 1687 During 24 years in Pimeria Alta made 50 missionary and exploring expeditions inland - Founded missions - Established ranches - Introduced domestic animals and European plants into Arizona - Made world famous maps - Wrote enduring books. Died 1711, age 66 years, at Magdalena, Sonora, where his body now rests.
Additional InformationThere easy access to this monument market on the weekend with plenty of free parking which places you just feet from the monument. However, visit on weekends, because this municipal/court area is very busy during the week and there are parking meters everywhere.
Series This marker is part of the More Than Words series
Historical Period18th Century
Historical PlaceBusiness Center
Marker TypeMemorial
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleFree Standing
Year Placed1936
Placed ByKino Memorial Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 7:21pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
Directions InformationJust on your right near the sidewalk as you turn the corner at Main on to Granada in downtown Tucson.
Location DescriptionNear the corner of Main & Granada in downtown Tucson.
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 502349 N 3565139
Decimal Degrees32.22286667, -110.97506667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 13.372', W 110° 58.504'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 13' 22.3200" N, 110° 58' 30.2400" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)520
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 255-299 W Alameda St, Tucson AZ 85701, US
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