Florence in Pinal County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Chas. D. Poston
The Father of Arizona
Born April 20, 1825 — Died June 24, 1902
Native of Kentucky
Elected as first Arizona Delegate To Congress in 1864
This Monument erected by the
State of Arizona in Conjunction with
Daughters of the American Revolution
Geo. W. P. Hunt, Governor
Geo. H. Kelly, State Historian
This native copper plate provided by
New Cornelia Copper Company
Gen. John C. Greenway, General Manager
Erected 1925 by State of Arizona in Conjunction with Maricopa Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1863.
Location. 33° 3.304′ N, 111° 24.512′ W. Marker is in Florence, Arizona, in Pinal County. Marker can be reached from East Hunt Highway, 2 milesTouch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Florence AZ 85132, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Poston's Butte (approx. 1.7 miles away); Bear Down (approx. 1.7 miles away); Granville Wheat Outbuilding (approx. 1.7 miles away); George A. Brown House (approx. 1.7 miles away); Levi Ruggles (approx. 1.7 miles away); E.N. Fish & Co. Store (approx. 1.8 miles away); Silver King Florence Hotel (approx. 1.8 miles away); Ross/Fryer Cushman Residence (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florence.
More about this marker. GPS Coordinates are for the Parking area of the Butte. The marker itself was removed by the Pinal County Historical Society due to vandalism. The marker is now at the Pinal County Historical Society Museum, 715 S Main St., Florence AZ (33 01.504'N -111 23.241'W)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 20, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,239 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 20, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.