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

Stone Avenue

 
 
Stone Avenue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 20, 2013
1. Stone Avenue Marker
Inscription. Named during Arizona’s Territorial period for Colonel John Finkle Stone (b. ca.1836-d.1869). He was a colonel in the Union Army and owner of the first house on Stone Avenue at McCormick Street. Stone also operated a mine near Apache Pass, where he later died during an Apache attack. Between 1926 and 1990, Stone Avenue was part of U.S. Highways 80 and 89.
 
Erected 2013 by City of Tucson Historic Preservation Office.
 
Location. 32° 13.414′ N, 110° 58.298′ W. Marker is in Tucson, Arizona, in Pima County. Marker is on North Stone Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is approximately 220 feet south of Alameda Street. 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. Jácome’s (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Roy Place "Montgomery Ward" Building (about 300 feet away); Convent Street (about 300 feet away); S. E. Corner Adobe Wall of Spanish Presidio of Tucson (about 500 feet away); Pennington Street (about 500 feet away); Pima County Courthouse (about 500 feet away); Alameda Street (about 500 feet away); Congress Street (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Tucson.
 
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Stone Avenue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 20, 2013
2. Stone Avenue Marker
View south on Stone Avenue.
Stone Avenue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 20, 2013
3. Stone Avenue Marker
Joel D. Valdez Main Library is in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 308 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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