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Florence in Pinal County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Charles Rapp Saloon

 
 
Charles Rapp Saloon Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, January 16, 2010
1. Charles Rapp Saloon Marker
Inscription.  This mid-1870 commercial building was built on the corner of Main and 7th streets. This Sonoran style building is the most intact of the four remaining untransformed examples of the adobe-walled, earth-roofed Sonoran traditional design which still stand on Main Street. Inside, the original viga and saguaro-rib ceiling is covered with a tongue-and-groove redwood ceiling. Three canales from the old mid roof are still in place above the rebuilt awning.

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
 
Erected 1989 by Town of Florence and Arizona Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Arizona, Historic Florence Walking Tour series list.
 
Location. 33° 2.103′ N, 111° 23.241′ W. Marker is in Florence, Arizona, in Pinal County. Marker is on North Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 363 North Main Street, Florence AZ 85132, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8
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other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mauk Building (within shouting distance of this marker); W.C. Smith/Rittenouse/Arriola's Cosmopolitan Store (within shouting distance of this marker); E. N. Fish & Co. Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Jesus Martinez House (within shouting distance of this marker); Ross/Fryer – Cushman Residence (within shouting distance of this marker); Silver King Florence Hotel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); C. G. Powell People's Store (about 300 feet away); Juan Avenenti Building (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florence.
 
Regarding Charles Rapp Saloon. This site is #12 on the self-guided Historic Florence Walking Tour.
 
Charles Rapp Saloon image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, January 16, 2010
2. Charles Rapp Saloon
Charles Rapp Saloon image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, January 16, 2010
3. Charles Rapp Saloon
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 21, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,441 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 21, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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