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Tucson in Pima County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Court Street

 
 
Court Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 20, 2013
1. Court Street Marker
Marker is mounted horizontally in the sidewalk.
Inscription. In 1856, Tucson’s presidio walls made navigating the local streets difficult. In an effort to circumvent the walls and avoid having to re-enter the presidio through the main gate, a section of the south wall was opened and Court Street was established, affording a direct route through the presidio.
 
Erected 2013 by City of Tucson Historic Preservation Office.
 
Location. 32° 13.491′ N, 110° 58.442′ W. Marker is in Tucson, Arizona, in Pima County. Marker is at the intersection of North Court Avenue and West Council Street, on the right when traveling north on North Court Avenue. Click for map. Marker is on the southeast corner. Marker is in this post office area: Tucson AZ 85701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Stork's Nest (here, next to this marker); Council Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Siqueiros-Jácome House (within shouting distance of this marker); N.E. Corner Adobe Wall of Spanish Presidio of Tucson (within shouting distance of this marker); Presidio Wall & Pithouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct
Court Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 20, 2013
2. Court Street Marker
line); Meyer Street (about 300 feet away); Leonardo Romero House (about 400 feet away); La Casa Cordova (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Tucson.
 
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
 
Court Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 20, 2013
3. Court Street Marker
View south on Court Avenue.
Tucson antique street lamp and sign post. image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 20, 2013
4. Tucson antique street lamp and sign post.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 324 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 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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