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By Bill Kirchner, October 17, 2011
Benson Jail and Marker
Arizona (Cochise County), Benson — Benson Jail — 1938 - 2006
These doors and windows were used to build a jail on the Northwest corner of Huachuca & 5th Street during April – May 1938. Needing jail material, Benson obtained approval to remove cell doors & windows from the no longer used jail in . . . — Map (db m48508) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Benson — Benson Pioneer Cemetery — Known as "7th Street Cemetery" — 1881-1975
This land was deeded to the City of Benson as a cemetery by the Pacific Improvement Company, the California based land company of the Southern Pacific Railroad, in March 1929. Burial plots were sold to residents by the City of Benson and the . . . — Map (db m48512) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Benson — Council Rocks
Four miles southeast at Council Rocks Apache peace treaty with Cochise was ratified in 1872 Near Dragoon Springs on October 12, 1872, General O.O. Howard and Cochise, Chief of the Chiricahua Apache Indians, ratified a peace treaty . . . — Map (db m27877) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Benson — Mormon Battalion — LDS Church
Dec 14, 1846 Last camp on San Pedro Turned west toward Tucson Erected 1960 — Map (db m27878) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Bisbee — Brewery Gulch
In the early 1900's the rough edges of Bisbee's mining camps could be found here in notorious Brewery Gulch with its dozens of saloons, gambling halls and crib houses. The street got its name from a common activity in Bisbee's early days, . . . — Map (db m28278) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Bisbee — Calumet and Arizona Mining Company Office Building
The Calumet and Arizona Mining Company developed a new town site in this area in 1905 to ensure the continued success of its mining interests. Using the "City Beautiful" model, the new town site – Warren – provided affordable housing. In . . . — Map (db m48574) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Bisbee — City of Bisbee Warrior Memorial
The City of Bisbee honors by this memorial her warriors who died in defense of the principles of American Democracy against enemies of freedom in World War I, World War II, the Korean War and the War in Vietnam that their patriotic sacrifice will be . . . — Map (db m28279) WM
Arizona (Cochise County), Bisbee — Copper Queen Plaza
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 . . . — Map (db m28276) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Bisbee — Discovery of Ore
.......On this site in the year of 1877, Sgt. Jack Dunn, with a detail of the Tenth U.S. Cavalry pursuing renegade Apaches, discovered rich out croppings of copper & silver ore. The discovery led to the staking of the first mining claim & the . . . — Map (db m48561) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Bisbee — Mule Pass
Front of obelisk Road Constructed by Prison Labor 1913-14 Board of Control Geo. W.P. Hunt Governor C. Callaghan Auditor U.R. Osburn Member R.E. Sims Supt of Prison Lamar Orb State Engineer Right side of obelisk . . . — Map (db m48552) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Bisbee — Phelps Dodge General Office Building
This building was the general office for the Bisbee operations of Phelps Dodge Corporation from 1895 to 1961. In 1971 it was given to the City of Bisbee by Phelps Dodge and was designated as a National Historic Site by the National Park . . . — Map (db m28275) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Bisbee — The Lavender Pit
This open pit mine is named The Lavender Pit In honor of Harrison M. Lavender 1890 – 1952 Who as vice president and general manager of Phelps Dodge Corporation conceived and carried out this plan for making the . . . — Map (db m28281) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Bisbee — The Warren Ball Park
Originally constructed of wood in 1908, the Warren Ball Park is the oldest in the state of Arizona and stands as testimony to Bisbee's rich heritage. The Warren Company, a subsidiary of the Calumet & Arizona and Pittsburgh & Superior Mining . . . — Map (db m48573) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Bisbee — United States Border Station — Naco, Arizona
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m28258) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Bisbee — Walter Douglas House — Architect: Henry C. Trost
Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior. Built 1907 — Map (db m48562) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Bowie — Centennial of Chiricahua Apache/U.S. Cessation of Hostilities 1886
[Side 1: In English :] September 4-8, 1986, Arizonans marked the return of the Chiricahua Ex-Prisoners of War and their descendants in ceremonies that completed a spiritual circle. We remembered and reflected on the clash between . . . — Map (db m42513) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Bowie — First Fort Bowie
To your right, a spur trail follows a military road 300 yards to the first Fort Bowie ruins. On July 28, 1862, a 100-man detachment of the 5th California Volunteer Infantry began construction of the primitive fort, completing it two weeks . . . — Map (db m42004) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Bowie — Fort Bowie — National Historic Site
A Regional Legacy Cochise. Geronimo. Though their reputations were fierce, the Chiricahua Apaches didn't stop explorers, prospectors, settlers, and merchants from Westward immigration. To establish a lifeline between the East and California, . . . — Map (db m37761) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Bowie — 086-352 — Old Fort Bowie — Guardian of Apache Pass
Established 1862 following the Battle of Apache Pass, largest conflict in Arizona Indian Wars. Massed Apaches under Cochise and Mangas Coloradas were routed by howitzers fired by California Volunteers attacked in the pass. Fort Bowie overlooked only . . . — Map (db m6994) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Bowie — Post Cemetery
The Post Cemetery predated the establishment of Fort Bowie, when soldiers of the California Column were interred here in 1862. The area was unfenced until 1878, when a four-foot adobe wall was erected to protect the graves from desecration by post . . . — Map (db m68858) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Bowie — The Bascom Affair / Bascom-Cochise Meeting Site
The Bascom Affair On February 4, 1861, 2nd Lt. George Bascom, and his detachment of 54 men encamped two hundred yards east of here. Bascom’s mission was to find Cochise, recover a kidnapped boy and return livestock assumed taken by the . . . — Map (db m42008) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Cochise — Sulphur Springs
This valley owes its name to the two springs located one mile north of this monument. From 400 A.D. to 1450 A.D. Indigenous Indians farmed the region. Their bedrock mortar pits remain on the nearby hill. Later Chiricahua Apaches, Spaniards, . . . — Map (db m37768) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Douglas — Douglas International Airport
At this location on June 5, 1933, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, wife of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, dedicated Douglas International Airport as the first international airport in the United States. Designed by J. P. Sexton as the first . . . — Map (db m28357) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Douglas — Douglas Police Headquarters — Douglas, Arizona
Elizabeth W. Ames, Mayor City Council Hector M. Salinas, Ward 1 Richard A. Arzate, Ward 2 Ramon H. Jordan, Ward 3 Harry F. Ames , Ward 4 Margaret Shannon, Ward 5 Rudy Quinonez, Ward 6 R. Delbert Self, City Manager . . . — Map (db m28295) HM
Arizona (Cochise county), Douglas — Library Hall - The Douglas Public Library
Library Hall was built in 1901 and has served as a Town Hall, a Church, a School and a Library. The building was given to the City of Douglas in March, 1973, by the Phelps Dodge Corporation. — Map (db m28298) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Douglas — Mormon Battalion — LDS Church
Smith grave two mile south Buried Dec 7 1846 — Map (db m28294) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Douglas — Mormon Battalion — LDS Church
Longest infantry march on record Dec 6, 1846 — Map (db m28299) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Douglas — Mormon Battalion — LDS Church
San Bernardino Ranch Rest Camp Dec 5 1846 — Map (db m28300) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Douglas — Mormon Battalion
Mormon Battalion Passed here in 1846 — Map (db m40693) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Douglas — San Bernardino Ranch
Has been designated a National Historic Landmark This site possesses National significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America 1964 — Map (db m28301) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Dragoon — Confederate Graves at Dragoon Springs
On May 5, 1862, a Confederate foraging party rounding up cattle near the abandoned Butterfield Overland Mail Station battled a group of Apaches. The soldiers were members of Company A, Governor John R. Baylor's Regiment of Arizona Rangers, under the . . . — Map (db m83149) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Dragoon — Dragoon Springs Stage Stop — Land of Legends — Coronado National Forest
The San Antonio and San Diego Mail Line began service across Arizona to the Pacific coast in July, 1857. Its route included a stop here near the Dragoon spring. The San Antonio Line was commonly known as the "Jackass Mail" because mules were used . . . — Map (db m76940) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Elfrida — Camp John A. Rucker A Military Outpost — Stood on This Site 1878 - 1880
Lt. John A. Rucker, 6th Cav. U.S.A. perished in proximity in flooded White River July 11, 1878 attempting to save life of Lt. Austin Henely Also on this site 1884-1943 ranch headquarters of Gray - Hampe - Rak — Map (db m42057) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Elfrida — Camp Rucker and the Indian Scouts
Camp Supply served as the base for two companies of Indian Scouts: Company C commanded by 2nd Lieutenant John A. Rucker, and Company D led by 1st Lieutenant Austin Henely. Each Company included between 32 and 40 Scouts who enlisted for 6 months at a . . . — Map (db m42080) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Elfrida — Camp Rucker Timeline
June , 1876 - The Chiricahua Apache Indian Reservation is abolished. Apaches who are not relocated to other reservations are labeled renegades. Military patrols are sent throughout southeastern Arizona in search of them. March, 1878 - . . . — Map (db m42087) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Elfrida — Chief Cochise
. . . — Map (db m37766) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Elfrida — Old Camp Rucker Ranch
Camp Rucker was a ranching headquarters for over 80 years. The first owner was Michael Gray, a Justice of the Peace in Tombstone, Arizona. He moved to Camp Rucker in 1883 under the privileges of a “Squatters Claim.” Gray was strongly . . . — Map (db m42077) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Elfrida — Soldiers Hole
During the Chiricahua Apache Campaign (1861-1886) cavalry troops on maneuvers camped here at a permanent source of water known as Soldiers Hole. W. C. Sanderson and Ambrose Lyall struck artesian water nearby in 1883. In 1892 a . . . — Map (db m28363) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Gleeson — Historic Gleeson Jail — 1910 - Jail — Gleeson, Arizona
This jail, built in 1910, replaced a tiny wooden jail which once stood nearby. Constructed entirely of reinforced concrete, it has withstood a hundred years of weather, escape attempts, vandals, neglect, and pillagers (official and otherwise): It . . . — Map (db m64206) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Hereford — Lehner Mammoth Kill Site
At this location in 1952, a large bone bed was discovered containing the remains of extinct mammoth, tapir, bison and horse. Found with the bones were the weapons and tools of the Indians who had killed and butchered these animals. The bones and . . . — Map (db m43633) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Hereford — The Coronado Expedition, 1540-42
Spanish: En el aρo 1539, recordando aϊn el anuncio de la conquista del imperio inca que occurriσ en 1533, el virrey Antonio de Mendoza receloso pero con te a la vez, enviσ a un sacerdote para comprobar los rumres [rumores] sobre ricas . . . — Map (db m28255) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Huachuca City — Fort Huachuca — (1877)
Situated on the southern route to the Pacific Ocean, it brought law and order to the Arizona Territory, protecting settlers, miners, travelers and immigrants. Its troops won the surrender of Geronimo. Generals Pershing and Wood served here. As . . . — Map (db m27897) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Naco — Bisbee Golf Club
* USA * Work Program WPA Bisbee Golf Club Club House Erected A.D. 1936 In Cooperation With The City of Bisbee O.P. No. 65-2-81 — Map (db m48576) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Pearce — John Ringo
The remains of this noted gunman and outlaw lie here. A teamster traveling from West Turkey Creek found the body sitting in the fork of a nearby oak tree with a bullet hole in the right temple. A coroner's jury reported the death to be suicide, . . . — Map (db m28365) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Pearce — Old Pearce Post Office
A Post Office was established in the Pearce Camp in 1896. At that time the Soto Bros and Chattman Store served as the first Post Office location with Thomas Chattman as the first appointed postmaster. The Post Office was later relocated to this . . . — Map (db m64204) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Saint David — Mormon Battalion — LDS Church
Camp Dec 13 1846 Capt P.C. Merrill Returned to San Pedro 1877 Erected 1960 — Map (db m27880) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), San Simon — Geronimo Surrender Monument
"Near here Geronimo, last Apache Chieftain, and Nachite with their followers surrendered on Sept. 6th 1886 to General Nelson A. Miles. U. S. Army. Lieutenant Chas. B. Gatewood with Kieta and Martine Apache scouts, risked their lives to enter the . . . — Map (db m28355) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), San Simon — The San Simon Rest Area - Percy Jones, Jr.
Dedicated to the Engineering Achievements of Percy Jones, Jr. 1888 – Chief locating engineer who by sheer genius personally located more miles of Arizona highways than any other person. His college training in mining and geology . . . — Map (db m37899) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), San Simon — The San Simon Rest Area - Percy Jones, Jr.
Dedicated to the Engineering Achievements of Percy Jones, Jr. 1888 – Chief locating engineer who by sheer genius personally located more miles of Arizona highways than any other person. His college training in mining and geology . . . — Map (db m37900) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Sierra Vista — "Unknown Soldiers"
In Memory of those who stood and fought, But names have been forgotten. May they rest in peace. — Map (db m28252) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Sierra Vista — Alvarado Hall
Built 1979 – 1980 Master Sergeant Lorenzo Alvarado 1893 – 1974 In memory of all Americans who served their country with valor and gallantry during World War I and World War II in the pursuit of freedom and liberty for . . . — Map (db m49433) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Sierra Vista — Apache Scout Memorial
Eyes of the Army Presented by the Huachuca Museum Society 1995 Sculpted by Dan Bates — Map (db m28231) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Sierra Vista — Arizona Confederate Veterans Memorial
. . . — Map (db m68543) WM
Arizona (Cochise County), Sierra Vista — Buffalo Soldier Legacy Plaza
Dedicated 23 April 2009 Honoring the stamina, courage, and tenacity of soldiers assigned to the 9th Cavalry Regiment • 10th Cavalry Regiment • 24th Infantry Regiment • 25th Infantry Regiment • 92nd Infantry Division • 93rd Infantry . . . — Map (db m28201) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Sierra Vista — Carmichael Elementary School
Constructed in 1956, the William Carmichael Elementary School was the first school to be built in the new Sierra Vista School District. The school first opened its doors on September 5, 1956, with 16 classrooms for 500 children in grades . . . — Map (db m83848) HM
Arizona (Cochise county), Sierra Vista — Carmichael General Store/U.S. Post Office — Bill's Trading Post/G & M Stronghold Steakhouse — Daisy Mae's Steakhouse
335 North Garden Avenue Built in 1905 This is perhaps the oldest building still standing in Sierra Vista. Mr. John Reilly homesteaded the property and received the patent for the land in March of 1911. John Reilly and his wife Ellen sold . . . — Map (db m27895) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Sierra Vista — Carmichael House/Sierra Vista Realty
301 North Garden Avenue Built in 1927 The Carmichael House was built by William and Margaret Ziegan Carmichael on 131.05 acres. On December 11, 1911, Margaret, a single woman at the time, purchased the property from John and Ellen Reilly . . . — Map (db m27894) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Sierra Vista — Counter Intelligence Corp Memorial
. . . — Map (db m28233) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Sierra Vista — Fort Huachuca
Est. 1877 National Historic Landmark — Map (db m28232) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Sierra Vista — Ice Hall
Dedicated 9, July 1993 In honor of Command Sergeant Major Clovis D. Ice United States Army 1933 – 1991 CSM Ice was a pioneer in military intelligence, airborne and special forces operations. He was a principal developer of . . . — Map (db m28234) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Sierra Vista — La Casita Restaurant — 465 East Fry Boulevard — Built in 1937
This site is within the Oliver Fry 280-acre homestead, which was filed August 11, 1912; the patent (or deed) was received August 11, 1916. Erwin Fry, the second oldest of Oliver and Elizabeth Fry's ten children, became the owner of this site. In . . . — Map (db m27892) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Sierra Vista — Mormon Battalion — LDS Church
The Narrows Dec 12 1846 Battle of the Bulls Erected 1960 — Map (db m27882) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Sierra Vista — Mormon Battalion Campsite
Dec. 11, 1846 Herd of Wild Horses and Bulls Erected 1960 — Map (db m27884) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Sierra Vista — POW/MIA Monument — Missing in Action in Cochise County
Sergeant William Wheeling Co. F, 1st Calif. Inf. 18 June 1862, Apache Pass Private Henry J. Dosher Co. I, 5th Calif. Inf. 4 May 1864, Doubtful Canyon Private Daniel S. Whitley Co. L, 1st Calif. Cav. 20 June 1864, Apache . . . — Map (db m36775) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Sierra Vista — RC – 12G Crazyhorse
The Crazyhorse system was fielded in 1985 to meet the need for a capability to locate unique electronic emissions in Central America. It consisted of three RC – 12G airframes converted from C – 12D aircraft by Sanders Associates, . . . — Map (db m29587) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Sierra Vista — U. S. Army Mohawk (OV -1D)
The Mohawk is a high-performance, two-seat, observation aircraft made by the Grumman Corporation. The first model flew in 1959 and the last came off the production line in 1970. First deployed in 1962, it became the mainstay of Army aerial . . . — Map (db m29588) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Sierra Vista — Union Soldiers Buried in Historic Cemetery — Southern Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery
This cemetery holds the remains of 18 California Volunteers who died at Fort Lowell during the Civil War and a Civil War Veteran of the U.S. Colored Troops. Their graves are marked with a GAR star. Sgt. John C. McQuade - Co.B, 2 Calif. . . . — Map (db m33745) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Sierra Vista — USO Club / NCO Annex / Army Service Club — Landmark Restaurant
400 W. Fry Blvd. Built in 1942 Originally constructed as a USO Club on land purchased by the U.S. Government from Mrs. Margaret Carmichael for the sum of $1.00, this facility served military personnel during World War II. It was closed . . . — Map (db m27893) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Sierra Vista — Wheel of Progress
Dedicated to the Arizona Mining, Sand and Gravel Industry by E.J. Cyr on 1/1/93 History: Built in 1905 by Ingersoll Rand for the Inspiration Consolidated Copper Co. in Miami, Arizona to power a 150 ton air compressor. Antique wheel . . . — Map (db m48595) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Tombstone — Bird Cage Theatre
This structure has been recorded by the Historic American Buildings Survey of the United States Department of the Interior for its archives at the Library of Congress. — Map (db m48526) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Tombstone — 1 — Boothill Graveyard — 1878-1884
This Tombstone Cemetery gives mute testimony to the hardships of Western frontier life. The people buried here were housewives, painted ladies, outlaws, gamblers, miners, business men and women, blacksmiths, cowboys and those "who died with their . . . — Map (db m27926) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Tombstone — 18 — Campbell & Hatch Saloon and Billiard Parlor — 1881
Bob Hatch and John Campbell opened a billiard parlor in 1880. Bob Hatch was a colorful character and an amateur thespian. It was said he kept a jar of frogs on the counter as their croaking helped him predict the weather. He followed the Earps to . . . — Map (db m48516) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Tombstone — 14 — Can Can Restaurant — 1879
The Can Can Restaurant was established in 1879 by Quong Kee. It was one of Tombstone's best known restaurants. In 1886 it was purchased by John Henninger who turned it into a first class eating establishment. It had a number of proprietors until . . . — Map (db m48513) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Tombstone — City Marshall Virgil Earp
Virgil Earp was ambushed here and crippled for life as an aftermath of the OK battle-Dec 28, 1881 — Map (db m61873) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Tombstone — 15 — Cochise County Bank — 1881
The first business in Tombstone was opened on this corner by J.B. Allen. In 1879 it was purchased by Phillip Smith who opened the Pioneer Store and an agency of the Pima County Bank within the store. When Cochise County was established, Smith . . . — Map (db m48514) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Tombstone — 33 — Curly Bill Brocius
Curly Bill Brocius killed Marshal Fred White here on October 28th, 1880. — Map (db m53408) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Tombstone — Edward Schieffelin — 1847-1897
The son of a miner, Ed learned everything about prospecting from his father, except how to strike it rich! For twenty years, Ed prospected the west. He tried the "regular life," but after 18 months remarked: "No better off than I was prospecting, . . . — Map (db m27933) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Tombstone — Grand Army of the Republic Memorial — Tombstone, Arizona
Dedicated May 30, 1887 In Memory of the Comrades of Burnside Post G.A.R. — Map (db m33141) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Tombstone — 31 — M. Calisher General Store — 1879
M. Calisher was a California company that opened a store in Tombstone in 1879. They sold general merchandise as well as lumber. Eighteen year old David Calisher managed the store. He was a member of a grand jury that indicted William Claiborne for a . . . — Map (db m48528) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Tombstone — 28 — Owl Cafe and Tourist Hotel
On December 28th of 1881 while crossing 5th St., Virgil Earp was ambushed and shot. Would be assassins hidden in a new building under construction opened fire with shotguns. Virgil was severely wounded. He survived, but lost the use of his left arm. . . . — Map (db m48517) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Tombstone — 35 — Rose Tree — Museum
In 1934, Robert Ripley declares the Rose Bush the World's Largest in the Newspaper column "Believe it or Not". The fire of May 26th, 1882, destroyed the dwellings located here. In 1885, Mrs. Amelia Adamson built the Cochise House . . . — Map (db m93399) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Tombstone — Sacred Heart Church — 1881-1945
In 1881, Nellie Cashman aided in building an adobe structure which served as a combination church and rectory; the first Pastor was Father Emmanuel P. Schneider. Another church was built in 1882 and Bishop John B. Salpointe dedicated it in 1883. The . . . — Map (db m27916) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Tombstone — 38 — Southern Pacific Train Depot — 1903
The railroad reached Tucson in March of 1880. Richard Grid had a railroad spike crafted of solid silver from the Toughnut Mine. It was presented to the President of the Southern Pacific Railroad as an inducement to bring a railroad spur to . . . — Map (db m53401) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Tombstone — St. Paul's Episcopal Church — Built on this site 1882
The First Protestant Church in Arizona Territory under the direction of Endicott Peabody who conducted the first services in this building on June 18, 1882. The structure is of hand formed adobe brick, stuccoed in 1970 to protect the adobe. The . . . — Map (db m27920) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Tombstone — 20 — The Grand Hotel — Opened in 1880
In September of 1880 a new adobe structure, the Grand Hotel, opened for business. It boasted all the luxury and comfort that 1880 had to offer. It displayed Brussels carpets, a black walnut baluster, walnut furniture and rare oil paintings. John . . . — Map (db m48515) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Tombstone — 27 — The Oriental Saloon — 1880
The Oriental Saloon was opened in 1880 by Milton Joyce with the gaming concessions run by Lou Rickenbaugh. The Epitaph News described it as "the most elegantly furnished saloon this side of the Golden Gate". Wyatt Earp bought a share of the gaming . . . — Map (db m48524) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Tombstone — Tombstone City Hall — Opened in 1882
Architect Frank Walker designed this building in Victorian style adapted to Western Territorial. It is constructed of fired red brick. It has been in continuous service since 1882 for Mayors, Marshals and official city offices. In the 1880s it . . . — Map (db m27918) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Tombstone — 36 — Tombstone Engine Co. No. 1 — 1881
The devastating fires of 1881 and 1882 brought major changes to the Tombstone Fire Department. A new fire station was completed in 1881, a new Rescue Hook and Ladder Co. was formed, and a new water source was obtained. Thirty six miles of fifteen . . . — Map (db m53403) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Tombstone — Tombstone, Arizona — "The Town Too Tough To Die"
In 1877 prospector Ed Schieffelin searched for silver in Apache land. He was told he would only find his own tombstone. Schieffelin ignored the advice. The result was a strike worth at least forty million dollars. This brought not only miners . . . — Map (db m48507) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Tombstone — Veterans Pioneers Settlers
In Memory of Unidentified Veterans Pioneers Settlers — Map (db m27924) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Willcox — Erickson Family Cemetery — Sacred To the Memory of These Pioneers
They came when only the brave dared come: They stayed where only the valiant could stay. Born in Sweden. Americans by choice - not by accident of birth, they loved their adopted country and served her well. Neil Served five years in the . . . — Map (db m28368) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Willcox — Faraway Ranch
Faraway Ranch represents a transition from the wild, unsettled frontier to a peaceful cattle and guest ranch of the 20th century. ————————— In 1887, shortly after the final . . . — Map (db m28370) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Willcox — Headquarters Saloon
It was at this location the Headquarters Saloon stood from the 1890's until it burned down in 1940. Warren Earp was shot and killed at the Saloon on July 6, 1900. — Map (db m28179) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Willcox — In Memory of Lt. Robert G. Westlund — United States Air Force
On 30 December, 1951, during a routine training flight from Merced, California, to Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Lt. Robert G. Westlund lost his life when his F-51 "Mustang" fighter plane crashed near Sunset Peak in the Galiuro Mountains . . . — Map (db m28414) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Willcox — 6 — Palace Saloon and Pool Hall, 1905
Earliest panel brick style commercial building in Willcox. Was a meat market during prohibition. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places. — Map (db m28175) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Willcox — Railroad Avenue
Railroad Avenue became the Commercial center for the growth of Willcox and the Sulpher Springs Valley from the time of the construction of the Southern Pacific Railroad through the area in 1880. — Map (db m28174) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Willcox — Rex Allen Memorial
[Marker mounted to the left of sculpture:] Born December 31, 1920 to Horace and Faye Allen in Willcox, Rex Elvie Allen was cross-eyed at birth. As a young boy, Rex sang in the barber shop on this very street. He and his Dad played . . . — Map (db m28199) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Willcox — The Ericksons: Pioneer Settlers
"Sacred to the memory of these pioneers, they came when only the brave dared come: they stayed where only the valiant could stay." Lillian Erickson Riggs Swedish immigrants, Neil and Emma Erickson married in 1887 and . . . — Map (db m28366) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Willcox — 1 — The Schwertner House, 1880
Built by Delso Smith as an Army Officer reception center during the Indian wars. Bought by Mr. Schwertner in 1893 and donated to the local Historic Society in 1980. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. — Map (db m28418) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Willcox — The Southern Pacific Railroad Depot, 1880
This is the only remaining original redwood frame Southern Pacific R.R. Station in Arizona. It is also the only known, original, on site, passenger depot still extant on the Southern – Trans – Continental Railroad route, between Los . . . — Map (db m28180) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Willcox — The Toggery, 1925
Built by Thomas A. Huffman. The Toggery was originally constructed as a single unit and later Mr. Huffman built the adjacent building. Huffman's Toggery was established in 1916 as part of the Commercial Development of Willcox. Listed on the . . . — Map (db m28200) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Willcox — The Willcox Women's Community Center
Was constructed by P. Howard Pregenzer and crew In Memory of P. Howard Pregenzer 1894-1980 Resident of Willcox, Arizona 1927-1980 Construction began in 1934 and completed in 1936 Construction sponsored by the City of Willcox, . . . — Map (db m28415) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Willcox — 8 — Willcox Commercial Hotel, 1916
. . . — Map (db m28173) HM

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