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

N. W. Corner Adobe Wall of Spanish Presidio of Tucson

 
 
N. W. Corner Adobe Wall of Spanish Presidio of Tucson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, December 30, 2009
1. N. W. Corner Adobe Wall of Spanish Presidio of Tucson Marker
Inscription.  
N. W. Corner
Adobe Wall of Spanish
Presidio of Tucson

Marked 1926 by D.A.R.

 
Erected 1926 by Tucson Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: MilitaryNotable PlacesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Arizona, The Presidio Trail, and the Daughters of the American Revolution series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1926.
 
Location. 32° 13.451′ N, 110° 58.545′ W. Marker is in Tucson, Arizona, in Pima County. It is in El Presidio. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Avenue and West Washington Street, on the right when traveling north on North Main Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 207 N Main Ave, Tucson AZ 85701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Presidio Wall (here, next to this marker); Mansions of Main Avenue (a few steps from this marker); Presidio San Agustín del Tucson (a few steps from this marker); Leonardo Romero House
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Hiram S. Stevens House (within shouting distance of this marker); Meyer Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); La Casa Cordova (about 400 feet away); Main Gate (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tucson.
 
Regarding N. W. Corner Adobe Wall of Spanish Presidio of Tucson. In 1922 the Tucson chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution placed a granite boulder marked with the caption "South-East corner of the Old Adobe Wall that surrounded Tucson prior to 1845."
In 1926 the DAR placed three more markers to identify the other three corners of the original Tucson Presidio.
The marker on the northwest corner remains as originally placed on the wall of the Corbett House.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
N. W. Corner Adobe Wall of Spanish Presidio of Tucson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, January 13, 2010
2. N. W. Corner Adobe Wall of Spanish Presidio of Tucson Marker
Marker on wall of the Corbett House. View is south on North Main Avenue.
N. W. Corner Adobe Wall of Spanish Presidio of Tucson image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, January 13, 2010
3. N. W. Corner Adobe Wall of Spanish Presidio of Tucson
N.W. Corner Marker and Presideo Wall Marker at the corner of Main Avenue and Washington Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 14, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,309 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 14, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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