Pennington Footbridge

Pennington Footbridge (HMHJT)

Location: Tucson, AZ 85701 Pima County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 13.352', W 110° 58.414'

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Memorial to Elias Pennington, pioneer rancher, farmer, miner, freighter and lumberman. In 1857, he came from Texas with his twelve children settling in various locations around southern Arizona for several years. Near this site, in 1863, Pennington set up a pit for whipsawing timber in the arroyo just south of the old presidio wall. Tragically, by 1870, Elias and five members of his family were dead - victims of the hardships and dangers of frontier life. "Calle del Arroyo" was later renamed Pennington Street in their honor.

Spanish Translation:
Puente de Pennington
Memorial a El?as Pennington, pionero ranchero, agricultor, minero, fletador, y maderero. En 1857 vino de Texas con sus doce hijos, estableci?ndoseen varios localesdel sur de Arizona por algunos a?os. Cerca de este sitio en 1863 Pennington hizo un foso para serruchar madera en el arroyo al sur de la antigua muralla del presidio. Tragicamente, para el a?o de 1870 El?as y cinco miembros de su familia fueron muertos - v?ctimas de los peligros de la vida fronteriza. "Calle del Arroyo" despu fue renombrada "Pennington Street" en su honra.
Placed ByTucson-Pima County Historical Commission and Arizona Historical Society
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Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 3:47am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 502490 N 3565102
Decimal Degrees32.22253333, -110.97356667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 13.352', W 110° 58.414'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 13' 21.12" N, 110° 58' 24.84" W
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Area Code(s)520
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 190 W Pennington St, Tucson AZ 85701, US
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