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Globe in Gila County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Hon. George W. P. Hunt

1859 – 1934

 
 
Hon. George W. P. Hunt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, February 25, 2010
1. Hon. George W. P. Hunt Marker
Inscription.
Globe, Gila County, Arizona
Apache Warrior Stronghold
and Pioneer Home of
Hon. George W. P. Hunt
1859 – 1934
Member various Territorial Legislatures, President Arizona Constitutional Convention, Arizona's 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 6th, 7th, 8th and 10th Governor. Elected Governor more times than any person of any state.
United States Ambassador to Siam.
 
Erected 1948 by Gila County School Children, Including Apaches.
 
Location. 33° 23.771′ N, 110° 47.217′ W. Marker is in Globe, Arizona, in Gila County. Marker is on North Broad Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located at the Gila County Courthouse, between East Oak Street and East Cedar Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 North Broad Street, Globe AZ 85501, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Honor of John W. Wentworth (here, next to this marker); Cobre Valley Center for the Arts (a few steps from this marker); City of Globe (a few steps from this marker); St. John's Espiscopal Church (within shouting distance of this marker);
Hon. George W. P. Hunt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, February 25, 2010
2. Hon. George W. P. Hunt Marker
Site of Sheriff Thompson's Home (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); From Globe to Governor (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Hanging Tree (approx. 0.2 miles away); International House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Globe.
 
Categories. GovernmentNotable Persons
 
Old Gila County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, February 25, 2010
3. Old Gila County Courthouse
Hon. George W. P. Hunt Marker is to the right of the Courthouse stairs.
Hon. George W. P. Hunt image. Click for full size.
Wikipedia
4. Hon. George W. P. Hunt
Hunt's Burial Site image. Click for more information.
Wikipedia Commons
5. Hunt's Burial Site
Located at Papago Park in Phoenix, Arizona
Click for more information.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 925 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   4, 5. submitted on . • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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