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

Jacob Suter House

 
 
Jacob Suter House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, January 16, 2010
1. Jacob Suter House Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1888 for Swiss-born tinsmith Jacob Suter. Constructed of adobe brick with 20-inch-thick outer walls. The house displays a traditional Sonoran floor plan and originally included a zaguan, or breezeway. The wood mansard roof, windows, and wooden floors are Anglo influences.

Suter, a hardware merchant and county board supervisor, lived here with his family until about 1898. The house was remodeled in the Bungalow style about 1917, and rehabilitated as the Pinal County Visitors Center in 1976.

This is now a private home.
Listed, National Register of Historic Places.
 
Erected 1986 by Town of Florence and Arizona Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Arizona, Historic Florence Walking Tour series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1888.
 
Location. 33° 2.047′ N, 111° 23.18′ W. Marker is in Florence, Arizona, in Pinal County. Marker is on North
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Pinal Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 270 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. Conrad Brunenkant Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Jesus Martinez House (within shouting distance of this marker); Spinas "Rental House" (within shouting distance of this marker); Juan Avenenti Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cosgrove House (about 300 feet away); Sam Kee Residence (about 300 feet away); White-McCarthy Lumber and Hardware Company (about 300 feet away); Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florence.
 
Regarding Jacob Suter House. This site is #30 on the self-guided Historic Florence Walking Tour.

This house is now a private residence. Please respect the owner's privacy.
 
Jacob Suter House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, January 16, 2010
2. Jacob Suter House
Jacob Suter House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, January 16, 2010
3. Jacob Suter House
 
 
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 1,211 times since then and 39 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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