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Old Dominion Mine

 
 
Old Dominion Mine Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, August 6, 2013
1. Old Dominion Mine Marker
Inscription.  Included in this historic copper mine are the Globe ledge silver claims. Discovered in 1873, the first to yield profitable ore in the Globe-Miami district. The Old Dominion included many other early claims. Production ceased in the 30s, due to subterranean flooding and the lowered price of copper.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EnvironmentIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1873.
 
Location. 33° 24.578′ N, 110° 47.717′ W. Marker is in Globe, Arizona, in Gila County. Marker is on North Broad Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1330 North Broad Street, Globe AZ 85501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Globe Mine Rescue Station (here, next to this marker); International House (approx. ¾ mile away); The Hanging Tree (approx. 0.8 miles away); From Globe to Governor (approx. 0.8 miles away); City of Globe (approx. one mile away); Cobre Valley Center for the Arts (approx.
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one mile away); Amster Building (approx. one mile away); In Honor of John W. Wentworth (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Globe.
 
Old Dominion Mine Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, August 6, 2013
2. Old Dominion Mine Marker
Marker is on the porch railing.
Mine Rescue Station image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, August 6, 2013
3. Mine Rescue Station
Old Dominion Mine Marker is on porch railing.
Old Dominion Mine tailings pile image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, August 6, 2013
4. Old Dominion Mine tailings pile
View east across Broad Street from marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 9, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 632 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 9, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.

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