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

Aquiles Arriola Square

 
 
Aquiles Arriola Square Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, January 16, 2010
1. Aquiles Arriola Square Marker
Inscription.  The first fired-brick building in Florence was built here in 1886 for William R Stone, District Court Clerk, later Territorial District Attorney. The next year Stone added an office where he and District Attorney Richard E. Sloan, later Judge and Territorial Governor, practiced law. In 1908, Aquiles Arriola, prominent local businessman, acquired the house. It remained in the family of Don Aquiles until it was razed in 1959. The property was acquired from the family by the town in 1985.
 
Erected 1986 by Town of Florence and Arizona Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1886.
 
Location. 33° 1.989′ N, 111° 23.242′ W. Marker is in Florence, Arizona, in Pinal County. Marker is on North Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Located just south of 10th Street on the west side of Main Street. Touch 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 walking distance of this marker. William Clark House (within shouting distance of this marker); John Nicholas Saloon and Beer Hall
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Nicholas Residence (within shouting distance of this marker); John Nicholas Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Florence Town Hall / Police and Fire Department (within shouting distance of this marker); Elena Llescas House (within shouting distance of this marker); Cosgrove House (within shouting distance of this marker); Jesus Preciado de Luna/Bernardina Loroña Residence (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florence.
 
Aquiles Arriola Square Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, January 16, 2010
2. Aquiles Arriola Square Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 23, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 859 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 23, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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