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Globe in Gila County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

In Honor of John W. Wentworth

Born 1858 – Died 1954

 
 
In Honor of John W. Wentworth Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, February 25, 2010
1. In Honor of John W. Wentworth Marker
Inscription.  Colorful Arizona pioneer and faithful Gila County public servant. At intervals from 1885 to 1947, within the walls of three courthouses erected on this spot, he occupied various offices. His last office was Clerk of the Superior Court 1912 to 1947.

He set a national Public Service Record.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1885.
 
Location. 33° 23.774′ N, 110° 47.219′ W. Marker is in Globe, Arizona, in Gila County. Marker is on North Broad Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located at the Gila County Courthouse, between East Oak Street and East Cedar Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 North Broad Street, Globe AZ 85501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hon. George W. P. Hunt (here, next to this marker); City of Globe (a few steps from this marker); Cobre Valley Center for the Arts (a few steps from this marker); Amster Building (within shouting distance of this marker); St. John's Espiscopal Church
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Sheriff Thompson's Home (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); From Globe to Governor (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Hanging Tree (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Globe.
 
In Honor of John W. Wentworth Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, February 25, 2010
2. In Honor of John W. Wentworth Marker
Old Gila County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, February 25, 2010
3. Old Gila County Courthouse
John W. Wentworth Marker is to the left of the Courthouse stairs.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 28, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 979 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 28, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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