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

Granada Avenue

 
 
Granada Avenue Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, October 20, 2013
1. Granada Avenue Marker
Marker is mounted horizontally in the sidewalk.
Inscription.  Its name derives from the Spanish word meaning “pomegranate.” The area between what is now Interstate-10 and Main Avenue once supported irrigated agricultural fields during Arizona’s Territorial period.
 
Erected 2013 by City of Tucson Historic Preservation Office.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles.
 
Location. 32° 13.293′ N, 110° 58.583′ W. Marker is in Tucson, Arizona, in Pima County. It is in Downtown. Marker is at the intersection of North Granada Avenue and West Congress Street, on the right when traveling south on North Granada Avenue. Marker is on the northwest corner. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 W Congress St, Tucson AZ 85701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pearl Street / Ott Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Congress Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Main Avenue (about 400 feet away); Arizona's First Public School (about 400 feet away); Southwest Corner of the Presidio
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(about 500 feet away); Presidio Wall Camino Real (about 500 feet away); Alameda Street (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Main Avenue (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tucson.
 
Granada Avenue Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, October 20, 2013
2. Granada Avenue Marker
View east across Granada Avenue.
Granada Avenue Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, October 20, 2013
3. Granada Avenue Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 23, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 522 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 23, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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