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Phoenix in Maricopa County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Rosson House

 
 
Rosson House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, February 13, 2010
1. Rosson House Marker
Inscription. Built in 1895 by Dr. Roland T. Rosson, Army doctor at Fort McDowell, Phoenix physician (1879-1897) and Mayor, this mansion is one of the few surviving examples of late Victorian architecture in Phoenix. It was acquired by the city through the efforts of Mayor John D. Driggs and the Phoenix Historical Society. The house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
 
Erected by The Phoenix Historical Society and The Arizona Historical Society.
 
Location. 33° 27.008′ N, 112° 3.98′ W. Marker is in Phoenix, Arizona, in Maricopa County. Marker can be reached from North 6th Street near East Monroe Street. Click for map. Rosson House is in Historic Heritage Square in downtown Phoenix. Marker is at or near this postal address: 113 North 6th Street, Phoenix AZ 85004, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Carriage House (within shouting distance of this marker); First Latter-day Saint Chapel in Phoenix (within shouting distance of this marker); Father Edouard Gerard (approx. 0.2 miles away); Saint Mary's Basilica (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hotel San Carlos
Rosson House Marker location image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, February 13, 2010
2. Rosson House Marker location
Holes in fence show where marker was originally placed.
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Maricopa County Courthouse (approx. 0.6 miles away); Orpheum Theatre (approx. 0.6 miles away); J. W. Walker/Central Arizona Light & Power Building (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Phoenix.
 
More about this marker. The marker was removed when the fence was painted. It is behind the counter in the Carriage House. The person behind the counter, on Feb. 13, 2010, did not know when it would be replaced.
 
Also see . . .  Virtual Tour of the Rosson House, Phoenix AZ. Another version is available on YouTube (Submitted on January 14, 2011, by Michael D Martin of Gig Harbor, Washington.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Rosson House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 1, 2013
3. Rosson House Marker
Rosson House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 1, 2013
4. Rosson House Marker
City of Phoenix Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 1, 2013
5. City of Phoenix Plaque
Rosson House NRHP Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 1, 2013
6. Rosson House NRHP Plaque
Rosson House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, February 13, 2010
7. Rosson House
Rosson House and Carriage House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, February 13, 2010
8. Rosson House and Carriage House
Rosson House, Phoenix AZ image. Click for full size.
By Michael D Martin, December 26, 2010
9. Rosson House, Phoenix AZ
A virtual tour of all interior rooms is available. See it at: http://www.buildmytour.net/tour.php?id=8AEB or http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RoW1IwPeLUc
Master Bedroom of the Rosson House image. Click for full size.
By Michael D Martin, December 15, 2010
10. Master Bedroom of the Rosson House
Rosson House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 1, 2013
11. Rosson House Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,366 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   7, 8. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   9, 10. submitted on , by Michael D Martin of Gig Harbor, Washington.   11. 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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