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

Meyer Street

Callejón de las Flores

 
 
Meyer Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 20, 2013
1. Meyer Street Marker
Marker is mounted horizontally in the sidewalk.
Inscription. Originally named “Flower Alley” during Tucson’s Spanish period, its name was later changed to honor German-born soldier and politician, Charles H. Meyer (b.1829- d.1907). He came to Arizona with the US Army and settled in Tucson in 1858. While living in Tucson, he was the town druggist, a justice of the peace, and implemented chain gang labor to clean city streets.
 
Erected 2013 by City of Tucson Historic Preservation Office.
 
Location. 32° 13.461′ N, 110° 58.483′ W. Marker is in Tucson, Arizona, in Pima County. Marker is at the intersection of North Meyer Avenue and West Washington Street, on the right when traveling south on North Meyer Avenue. Click for map. 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. Leonardo Romero House (within shouting distance of this marker); La Casa Cordova (within shouting distance of this marker); The Stork's Nest (within shouting distance of this marker); Siqueiros-Jácome House (within shouting distance of this marker); Council Street (about 300 feet away,
Meyer Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 20, 2013
2. Meyer Street Marker
View south on North Meyer Avenue. Marker is in sidewalk.
measured in a direct line); Court Street (about 300 feet away); Plaza Militar (about 300 feet away); N. W. Corner Adobe Wall of Spanish Presidio of Tucson (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Tucson.
 
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Meyer Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 20, 2013
3. Meyer Street Marker
View north on North Meyer Avenue from Washington Street.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 404 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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