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Tubac in Santa Cruz County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Presidio of Tubac

 
 
Presidio of Tubac Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, January 26, 2010
1. Presidio of Tubac Marker
Inscription.
Garrisoned by Spanish
in 1752
First Town established in
Arizona by Europeans
Here on March 3, 1859
the Weekly Arizonian was published -- Arizona's
first newspaper.

 
Erected 1959 by Arizona Newspapers Association.
 
Location. 31° 36.711′ N, 111° 2.813′ W. Marker is in Tubac, Arizona, in Santa Cruz County. Marker can be reached from Tubac Road near Cll Iglesia Road. Click for map. Marker is at the entrance to Tubac Presidio State Historic Park. Marker is in this post office area: Tubac AZ 85646, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tubac Presidio (within shouting distance of this marker); Tubac Schools (within shouting distance of this marker); Churches in Tubac (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Debrille Poston (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Baca Float Number 3 (about 400 feet away); Tubac (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mission San José de Tumacácori (approx. 3.1 miles away); Boy Scout Memorial (approx. 12.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Tubac.
 
Regarding Presidio of Tubac. Tubac Presidio State Historic Park
Presidio of Tubac Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, January 26, 2010
2. Presidio of Tubac Marker
is now operated by the Friends of the Tubac Presidio Park and Museum. The park is open 7 days a week from 9 am - 5 pm.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesNotable PlacesSettlements & Settlers
 
Presidio of Tubac Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, January 26, 2010
3. Presidio of Tubac Marker
Marker and entrance to Tubac Presidio State Historic Park
Historic Site in Journalism Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 20, 2013
4. Historic Site in Journalism Marker
This new marker will soon be erected in front of the visitor center at the Tubac Presidio State Park.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 722 times since then and 17 times this year. Last updated on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   4. 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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