Gleeson in Cochise County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Historic Gleeson Jail
1910 - Jail
— Gleeson, Arizona —
Primarily a mining town, Gleeson's fortunes largely rose and fell with the price of copper. When the mines shut down in 1958, most of Gleeson disappeared as well, leaving only a handful of town residents, and a few nearby ranchers. Renovation began in October of 2008, and the building serves as a center for area research and community gatherings.
Erected by Gleeson Arizona Historians.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical month for this entry is October 2008.
Location. 31° 43.929′ N, 109° 49.764′ W. Marker is in Gleeson, Arizona, in Cochise County. Marker is at the intersection Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Elfrida AZ 85610, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Soldiers Hole (approx. 6.4 miles away); Old Pearce Post Office (approx. 12 miles away); Chief Cochise (approx. 15.4 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 6, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 686 times since then and 72 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 6, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.