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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…
Commemoratingthe raising of theFirst American Flagwithin the WalledCity of TucsonDec 16, 1846
Near this site on December 16 - 17, 1846, the U.S. 101st Infantry ("Mormon") Battalion under the command of Colonel Philip St. George Cooke peacefully occupied the Presidio San Agustin del Tucson. Organized in Council Bluffs, Iowa, to reinforce…
The S.P.R.R., building the nation's second transcontinental rail line eastward from California, reached Tucson on March 20, 1880. It was the occasion for one of the greatest celebrations in the history of the city and foretold the coming of a new …
Named in 1880 in reference to Arizona's first hospital, Saint Mary's Hospital. Established by the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet, the hospital housed 11 patients, four sister-nurses, and one doctor.
Named during Arizona's Territorial period after businessman and Tucson pioneer, William F Scott (b.1831-d. ca.1914). In the 1870s, he operated a flour mill adjacent to his home at the corner of Main and McCormick (since demolished).
Named during Arizona's Territorial period after territorial delegate to Congress, Richard McCormick (b.1832 - d.1901). In the 1870s he sponsored legislative measures to reduce discrimination against Mexicans in the Arizona territory. With support …
Named during Arizona's Territorial period to honor Estevan Ochoa (b.1831 - d.1888), whose ancestors arrived in Mexico with the Cortez expedition. He was born in Chihuahua, Mexico to a wealthy mining and ranching family. Before settling permanently…
Originating during Mexico's Spanish period, "Royal Road" connected Spain's southern and northern territories. The route linked Mexico City, Guadalajara, Mazatlan, and Culiacan, Magdalena to Spain's northern outposts. Eventually, Calle Real extende…
Originally named "Street of Joy" during Tucson's Spanish period. In 1869, its name changed to Congress Street, derived from Charles O. Brown's Congress Hall Saloon. In 1867, Arizona's territorial capital was moved to Tucson, and Brown's saloon ser…
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