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This property has beenplaced on theNational Registerof Historic PlacesBy the United StatesDepartment of the Interior
Isaac Lorraine, discoverer of the American Flag gold and silver mine, built this adobe house about 1877. It served as his residence and headquarters for nearby mining and ranching operations. On December 20, 1880, it became the first post office i…
The Mormon Battalion of the U.S. Army camped here enroute to California December 17, 1846. During the war with Mexico, on the longest infantry march of record, they were first to unfurl the flag of the United States in Tucson. This marker plac…
James Addison Peralta Reavis was a brazen forger who claimed over 12 million acres of Central Arizona and Western New Mexico as an Old Spanish Land grant. He and his family lived here in royal style until his fraud was exposed. From the barony he …
This fieldstone structure was built in 1927 and served as the First Presbyterian Church until 1970. Rocks used in the construction were gathered from the desert and hauled to town. Renovation of the sanctuary was accomplished in 1984 and now serve…
Who camped here Dec 20, 1846in rout to Cal. War with Mexico.Erected ByAaronic Priesthood Mesa 3rd Ward L.D.S.C.Troop 57 Boy Scouts of America R.C.Hugh Dana Sp.· Joseph Moody S.M. · F.K. Pomeroy 1st Coun · T. Elmer Hastings Ass…
He laid the foundation of the National Park Service. Defining and establishing the policies under which its areas shall be developed and conserved unimpaired for future generations. There will never come an end to the good that he has done.
In the 1870's, a flour mill and a few stores formed the hub of life in Adamsville, where shootings and knifings were commonplace, and life was one of the cheapest commodities. Most of the adobe houses have been washed away by the flooding Gila River.
The first fired-brick building in Florence was built here in 1886 for William R Stone, District Court Clerk, later Territorial District Attorney. The next year Stone added an office where he and District Attorney Richard E. Sloan, later Judge and …
This single-story adobe, built in 1888, retains its basic integrity as an example of the symmetrical, pyramidal-roofed, Late-Transitional style. Keating was a pioneer stage driver. He served as a territorial legislator, Florence town councilman, a…
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