“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Tucson in Pima County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)

Cottonwood Lane

Cottonwood Lane Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, January 1, 2010
1. Cottonwood Lane Marker
Inscription. Planted shortly after Fort Lowell was established in 1873. The trees were irrigated by acequias or open ditches with water diverted from Pantano Wash. The beautiful shade trees made Fort Lowell an oasis in an otherwise barren area. After the fort was abandoned in 1891 the trees died and were cut up for firewood. Now they have been replanted as they originally were in the heyday of Fort Lowell.
Presented by The Conservation Dept.
Tucson Womens Club
Mrs. H.M. Merritt, President 1964-65

Erected by The Conservation Dept., Tucson Womens Club.
Location. 32° 15.594′ N, 110° 52.411′ W. Marker is in Tucson, Arizona, in Pima County. Marker can be reached from Cottonwood Lane near North Craycroft Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tucson AZ 85712, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Lowell (here, next to this marker); Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort Lowell (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rugged Pioneer Soldiers (about
Cottonwood Lane at Fort Lowell image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, 1
2. Cottonwood Lane at Fort Lowell
600 feet away); Chapel of San Pedro at Fort Lowell (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hacienda Moltacqua (approx. 2.1 miles away); Cattle Tank (approx. 2.2 miles away); Who Lived Here? (approx. 2.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Tucson.
More about this marker. The Marker is inside Fort Lowell Park.
Categories. Forts, CastlesHorticulture & Forestry
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 907 times since then and 93 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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