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He knew no yesterdaysHis living was for tomorrowFounder of the town of ChandlerBuilt the San Marcos HotelArizona's first veterinarianFather of modern irrigation systemPioneer rancher and developer of the southside area of the Salt River Valley
Side A:Historic A.J. Chandler ParkThe centerpiece of Dr. A.J. Chandler's town design in 1912 was a large, rectangular central park. In the early years, this park was covered in Bermuda grass, trees, and included footbridges over the Commonwealth C…
Suhwaro Hotel, 1916Listed on the National Register of Historic PlacesThis Spanish Mission Revival building had many uses, including a hotel, school and bowling alley. The San Marcos Hotel purchased the Suhwaro Hotel in 1924 for staff housing. Phot…
This small plot of land was designated a cemetery by the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company of Akron, Ohio. Goodyear owned and farmed the surrounding acreage from 1916 until 1943. Goodyear workers and their families are buried here. Local oral histo…
The land surrounding this cemetery represents the beginning of commercial cotton growing in Arizona. In January 1917, during World War I, the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company founded the Southwest Cotton Company to begin producing long-staple c…