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

Sam Kee Residence

 
 
Sam Kee Residence Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, January 16, 2010
1. Sam Kee Residence Marker
Inscription.  The oldest portion of this adobe was built for Sam Kee in 1882. Typical of Sonoran row houses, this home was built on the property line and was transformed to late-transitional style in 1977 by the addition of the wood-shingled, hipped roof installed over the flat mud roof.

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: ArchitectureSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Arizona, Historic Florence Walking Tour series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1882.
 
Location. 33° 1.992′ N, 111° 23.169′ W. Marker is in Florence, Arizona, in Pinal County. Marker is on North Pinal Street near 10th Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 171 North Pinal Street, Florence AZ 85132, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cosgrove House (within shouting distance of this marker); Elena Llescas House (within shouting distance of this
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marker); Spinas "Rental House" (within shouting distance of this marker); Jesus Preciado de Luna/Bernardina Loroña Residence (within shouting distance of this marker); John Nicholas Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Nicholas Residence (within shouting distance of this marker); John Nicholas Saloon and Beer Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jacob Suter House (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florence.
 
Regarding Sam Kee Residence. This site is #29 on the self-guided Historic Florence Walking Tour.
 
Sam Kee Residence image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, January 16, 2010
2. Sam Kee Residence
Sam Kee Residence image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, January 16, 2010
3. Sam Kee Residence
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 22, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,006 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 22, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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