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Bisbee in Cochise County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Copper Queen Plaza

 
 
Copper Queen Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 2, 2010
1. Copper Queen Plaza Marker
Inscription. The extent of the power and influence of the copper mining industry in Bisbee's early history is evident here in the Copper Queen Plaza. The buildings were built by the Copper Queen Consolidated Mining Company, later to become Phelps Dodge Corporation, to serve the company's and community's needs; Copper Queen Consolidated Mining Company Headquarters building (1897), Copper Queen Hotel (1902), Copper Queen Hospital (1914), Copper Queen Store (later rebuilt as the Phelps Dodge Mercantile Store) (1939), US Post Office/Copper Queen Library building (1907).
 
Location. 31° 26.511′ N, 109° 54.869′ W. Marker is in Bisbee, Arizona, in Cochise County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5 Copper Queen Plaza, Bisbee AZ 85603, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Phelps Dodge General Office Building (a few steps from this marker); Brewery Gulch (within shouting distance of this marker); City of Bisbee Warrior Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Discovery of Ore (about 500 feet away but has been reported missing);
Phelps Dodge Mercantile Store (1939) image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 2, 2010
2. Phelps Dodge Mercantile Store (1939)
Copper Queen Plaza Marker is on rock to the left of the cowboy.
The Lavender Pit (approx. 0.9 miles away); Mule Pass (approx. 2 miles away); Walter Douglas House (approx. 2.7 miles away); The Warren Ball Park (approx. 3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bisbee.
 
More about this marker. Marker is mounted on a rock at the north side of the crosswalk between the plaza and the mercantile store.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings
 
Copper Queen Consolidated Mining Company Headquarters building (1897) image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 2, 2010
3. Copper Queen Consolidated Mining Company Headquarters building (1897)
Copper Queen Hotel (1902) image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 2, 2010
4. Copper Queen Hotel (1902)
Copper Queen Hospital (1914) image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 2, 2010
5. Copper Queen Hospital (1914)
US Post Office/Copper Queen Library Building (1907) image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 2, 2010
6. US Post Office/Copper Queen Library Building (1907)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,371 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. 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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