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

John Keating House

 
 
John Keating House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, January 16, 2010
1. John Keating House Marker
Inscription.  This single-story adobe, built in 1888, retains its basic integrity as an example of the symmetrical, pyramidal-roofed, Late-Transitional style. Keating was a pioneer stage driver. He served as a territorial legislator, Florence town councilman, and mayor of Florence. He wrote House Bill No. 149, appropriating funds to build the bridge across the Gila River, and was the owner of the Tunnel Saloon, site of the 1888 Gabriel-Phy shootout.

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1888.
 
Location. 33° 2.017′ N, 111° 23.363′ W. Marker is in Florence, Arizona, in Pinal County. Marker is on North Willow Street near 9th Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 234 North Willow 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. Florence Woman's Club (a few steps from this marker); John Zellweger House (within shouting distance of this marker); Emma Monk Guild House (within shouting distance of this
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marker); John P. Clum House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Clark House (about 600 feet away); White-McCarthy Lumber and Hardware Company (about 600 feet away); C. G. Powell People's Store (about 600 feet away); Aquiles Arriola Square (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florence.
 
John Keating House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, January 16, 2010
2. John Keating House Marker
John Keating House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, January 16, 2010
3. John Keating House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 23, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,008 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 23, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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