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

Hon. George W. P. Hunt

1859 – 1934

 
 
Hon. George W. P. Hunt Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, February 25, 2010
1. Hon. George W. P. Hunt Marker
Inscription.  
Globe, Gila County, Arizona
Apache Warrior Stronghold
and Pioneer Home of
Hon. George W. P. Hunt
1859 – 1934
Member various Territorial Legislatures, President Arizona Constitutional Convention, Arizona's 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 6th, 7th, 8th and 10th Governor. Elected Governor more times than any person of any state.
United States Ambassador to Siam.
 
Erected 1948 by Gila County School Children, Including Apaches.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsNative Americans. A significant historical year for this entry is 1859.
 
Location. 33° 23.771′ N, 110° 47.217′ 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. In Honor of John W. Wentworth (here, next to this marker); City of Globe
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(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 (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.
 
Hon. George W. P. Hunt Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, February 25, 2010
2. Hon. George W. P. Hunt Marker
Old Gila County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, February 25, 2010
3. Old Gila County Courthouse
Hon. George W. P. Hunt Marker is to the right of the Courthouse stairs.
Hon. George W. P. Hunt image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Wikipedia
4. Hon. George W. P. Hunt
Hunt's Burial Site image. Click for more information.
Photographed By Wikipedia Commons
5. Hunt's Burial Site
Located at Papago Park in Phoenix, Arizona
Click for more information.
 
 
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 1,158 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 28, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   4, 5. submitted on March 1, 2010. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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