Presidio Wall

Presidio Wall (HMHKM)

Location: Tucson, AZ 85701 Pima County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 13.451', W 110° 58.545'

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This marker locates the northwest corner of the adobe wall which surrounded the Royal Spanish Presidio San Agustin del Tucson, In 1776 the new outpost was garrisoned by seventy Spanish cavalry troopers and Indian scouts, transferred from Tubac under the command of Lt. Col. Juan Bautista de Anza. The first fort, a crude wooden palisade, was replaced by adobe walls begun about 1778 and completed in 1783. For 80 years presidial soldiers provided protection for San Xavier mission and for settlers who farmed the Santa Cruz valley.
Series This marker is part of the Arizona: The Presidio Trail series
Placed ByTucson-Pima County Historical Commission and Arizona Historical Society
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Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 10:34pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 502284 N 3565285
Decimal Degrees32.22418333, -110.97575000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 13.451', W 110° 58.545'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 13' 27.06" N, 110° 58' 32.70" W
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Area Code(s)520
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200-298 W Washington St, Tucson AZ 85701, US
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