Prescott in Yavapai County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Arizona Pioneers' Home
A. J. Doran
Introduced enabling legislation - 1907
Supervised construction - 1910
First Superintendent – 1911
George D. Morris Reintroduced
Successful enabling legislation – 1909
Joseph H. Kibbey - Governor
Signed legislation March 11, 1909
Frank M. Murphy & T.G. Norris
Donators of the land for the home
W.S. Elliott - Architect
Norman L. Griffin - 1833-1916
Louis B. St. James - 1833-1914
First guests in residence
Erected 1992 by Lost Dutchman Chapter 5917 E Clampus Vitus. (Marker Number 8.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical date for this entry is March 11, 1861.
Location. 34° 32.259′ N, 112° 28.423′ W. Marker is in Prescott, Arizona, in Yavapai County. Marker can be reached from McCormick Street. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Arizona Pioneers' Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Pioneer Trail and Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Curtis Hall/ (approx. ¼ mile away); The Fire of 1900 (approx. ¼ mile away); Ruffner Plaza Stables (approx. ¼ mile away); City Jail and Firehouse (approx. ¼ mile away); Pauline Weaver (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hotel Vendome (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Prescott.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 11, 2010, by Frank Houdek of Kingman, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,470 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on July 11, 2010, by Frank Houdek of Kingman, Arizona. 2. submitted on July 14, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. 3, 4. submitted on June 9, 2020, by Peter Fischer of Phoenix, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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