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West University in Tucson in Pima County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

John Campbell Greenway

1872-1926

 
 
John Campbell Greenway Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, January 19, 2010
1. John Campbell Greenway Marker
Inscription.  
Rough Rider, mining engineer, developer of the Ajo copper mines and designer of the town of Ajo for Calumet and Arizona Mining Co., Brigadier General, Army Reserve, and Regent, University of Arizona.

The other original casting, representing Arizona, is located in the Capitol, Washington, D.C.

Sculptor - Gutzon Borglum

 
Erected 1974.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationIndustry & CommerceSettlements & SettlersWar, Spanish-American.
 
Location. 32° 13.989′ N, 110° 57.429′ W. Marker is in Tucson, Arizona, in Pima County. It is in West University. Marker is on East 2nd Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 949 East 2nd Street, Tucson AZ 85719, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Eusebio Francisco Kino, S. J. (within shouting distance of this marker); University Streetcar Line (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Main
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Cannon-Douglass Residence (approx. ¼ mile away); George E. P. Smith Residence (approx. ¼ mile away); U.S.S. Arizona 1916 - Wilber L. "Bill" Bower U of A Outstanding Achievement Awards (approx. 0.3 miles away); USS Arizona Mall Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bicentennial Moon Tree (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tucson.
 
More about this marker. Statue and marker are located just to the right of the Arizona Historical Society Museum entrance.
 
Regarding John Campbell Greenway. The sculptor Gutzon Borglum, also created the Mount Rushmore figures.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia Article on John Campbell Greenway. (Submitted on February 1, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.)
2. The story of John Campbell Greenway and Ajo. (Submitted on February 2, 2010.)
3. Rushmore Artist Has a Work in Tucson. (Submitted on April 25, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.)
 
John Campbell Greenway Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, January 19, 2010
2. John Campbell Greenway Marker
John Campbell Greenway Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, January 19, 2010
3. John Campbell Greenway Marker
Entrance to AHS Museum is just to left of sculpture.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 1, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,468 times since then and 12 times this year. Last updated on April 25, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 1, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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