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El Presidio in Tucson in Pima County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Siqueiros-Jácome House

 
 
Siqueiros-Jácome House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, January 8, 2012
1. Siqueiros-Jácome House Marker
Inscription.  The Siqueiros-Jácome family built this adobe brick structure between the mid-1860's and the late 1870's. It is an example of a Sonoran row house. Built close to the street with an interior courtyard, the house has flat saguaro rib and packing crate ceilings hidden beneath a later pitched roof. The doorways were positioned to allow air to circulate and cool the interior. Soledad Jácome lived in the house from 1866 to 1911, supporting her daughters by working as a seamstress.

An 1883 map created by the Sanborn Map & Publishing company for fire insurance coverage shows the Siqueiros-Jácome house as an adobe dwelling on the west side of Block 181.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1866.
 
Location. 32° 13.459′ N, 110° 58.431′ W. Marker is in Tucson, Arizona, in Pima County. It is in El Presidio. Marker is on North Court Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Marker is on the northwest corner of the house. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 226 North Court Avenue, Tucson AZ 85701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
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distance of this marker. N.E. Corner Adobe Wall of Spanish Presidio of Tucson (within shouting distance of this marker); The Stork's Nest (within shouting distance of this marker); Court Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Presidio Wall & Pithouse (within shouting distance of this marker); La Casa Cordova (within shouting distance of this marker); Meyer Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Council Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Plaza Militar (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tucson.
 
Siqueiros-Jácome House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, January 8, 2012
2. Siqueiros-Jácome House Marker
Siqueiros-Jácome House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, January 8, 2012
3. Siqueiros-Jácome House Marker
Siqueiros-Jácome House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, January 8, 2012
4. Siqueiros-Jácome House
Flat saguaro rib ceiling in the Siqueiros-Jácome house. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, January 8, 2012
5. Flat saguaro rib ceiling in the Siqueiros-Jácome house.
Packing crate ceiling in the Siqueiros-Jácome house. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, January 8, 2012
6. Packing crate ceiling in the Siqueiros-Jácome house.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 10, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 865 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 10, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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