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Florence in Pinal County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

John Keating House

 
 
John Keating House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, January 16, 2010
1. John Keating House Marker
Inscription. 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, and mayor of Florence. He wrote House Bill No. 149, appropriating funds to build the bridge across the Gila River, and was the owner of the Tunnel Saloon, site of the 1888 Gabriel-Phy shootout.

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
 
Location. 33° 2.017′ N, 111° 23.363′ W. Marker is in Florence, Arizona, in Pinal County. Marker is on North Willow Street near 9th Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 234 North Willow Street, Florence AZ 85132, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Florence Woman's Club (a few steps from this marker); John Zellweger House (within shouting distance of this marker); Emma Monk Guild House (within shouting distance of this marker); John P. Clum House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Clark House (about 600 feet
John Keating House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, January 16, 2010
2. John Keating House Marker
away); White-McCarthy Lumber and Hardware Company (about 600 feet away); C. G. Powell People's Store (about 600 feet away); Aquiles Arriola Square (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Florence.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
John Keating House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, January 16, 2010
3. John Keating House
 
 
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