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

Stone Avenue

 
 
Stone Avenue Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, October 20, 2013
1. Stone Avenue Marker
Marker is mounted horizontally in the sidewalk.
Inscription.  Named during Arizona’s Territorial period for Colonel John Finkle Stone (b. ca.1836-d.1869). He was a colonel in the Union Army and owner of the first house on Stone Avenue at McCormick Street. Stone also operated a mine near Apache Pass, where he later died during an Apache attack. Between 1926 and 1990, Stone Avenue was part of U.S. Highways 80 and 89.
 
Erected 2013 by City of Tucson Historic Preservation Office.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1926.
 
Location. 32° 13.042′ N, 110° 58.236′ W. Marker is in Tucson, Arizona, in Pima County. Marker is at the intersection of South Stone Avenue and West Cushing Street, on the right when traveling south on South Stone Avenue. Marker is on the northwest corner. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Scott Avenue (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Temple of Music and Art (about 400 feet away); Cushing Street (about 600 feet away); Corral Street
Stone Avenue Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, October 20, 2013
2. Stone Avenue Marker
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(about 600 feet away); McCormick Street (about 700 feet away); Carlos Ygnacio Velasco House (about 700 feet away); Camp Lowell 1866-1873 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Spanish War Veterans Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tucson.
 
Also see . . .  Colonel John Finkle Stone. A Find-a-grave posting offering additional biographical information. (Submitted on October 27, 2013.) 
 
Stone Avenue Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, October 20, 2013
3. Stone Avenue Marker
View east across South Stone Avenue.
 
 
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 454 times since then and 20 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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Aug. 14, 2022