Double Butte Cemetery

Double Butte Cemetery (HMN3F)

Location: Tempe, AZ 85282 Maricopa County
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N 33° 24.283', W 111° 58.367'

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Tempe's first cemetery, named for the Buttes in the background, was established before 1900. It was located on 80 acres of high ground because lower areas were waterlogged. Members of Tempe's best-known families lie here, along with victims of hangings, shootings and runaway horses.

The Tempe Cemetery Association managed it for many years but in the mid-1950's the City of Tempe took charge and instituted many improvements.

This plaque is a memorial to those who served in all wars and is a bicentennial project of the American Legion Auxiliary.
HM NumberHMN3F
Placed ByTempe Historical Society and Arizona Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 11:37am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 409542 N 3696578
Decimal Degrees33.40471667, -111.97278333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 24.283', W 111° 58.367'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 24' 16.98" N, 111° 58' 22.02" W
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Area Code(s)480, 602
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2000 W Westcourt Way, Tempe AZ 85282, US
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