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The SR-71 could cruise at speeds in excess of Mach 3, three times the speed of sound-at altitudes of 80,000 feet. On March 6, 1990 an SR-71 flew coast to coast in 68 minutes 17 seconds. length-107ft. 5 in. wingspan—55 ft. 7 in. two Prat…
Used by Presidents Kennedy and Johnson 1961-1965
The saguaro cactus before you owes its existence to the foresight of local residents. In the 1920s grazing and development threatened the saguaro's future. Saguaro forests began to disappear as mature cactuses were chopped to make way for new road…
The view from this hill has changed a lot over the years. In the 1930s, this was the most spectacular cactus forest in Arizona. But no one knew that these aging giants were near the end of their lives. Today we speculate that mild weather in the l…
Mission San Xavier del Bac was founded by Father Eusebio Kino as a Catholic mission in 1692. This Baroque architecture style building is the oldest intact European structure in Arizona. Construction began in 1783 and was completed in 1797. The "Wh…
Erectedby the Bishopof TvcsonA.D. 1908The fiftiethanniversaryof the wondrovsapparitionsof the BlessedVirgin Motherof Godat the Grottoof Lovrdes
The "New Ranch House" was built in the 1950s by the Boice family for Frank Boice's oldest son Frank (Pancho). It was here that Pancho and his wife Sherry raised their four children: Steve, Kitty, Sherry, and Carol. Mac and Billy Donaldson and the…
Façade restoration 44 North Stone Avenue Original Architect - Roy Place (1887-1950) Rededicated September 2010 Pima County 2004 Bond Funds Façade restored to original 1929 design and appearance Pima County Board of Supervisors Ann Day, D…
Santa Cruz Church built by Manuel G. Flores Construction began November 13, 1916 under His excellency Henry Granjon Bishop of Tucson Established as parish February 12, 1919
Was Killed In The Line Of Duty Near This Location On June 2, 2008
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