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

Commemorating the Raising of the First American Flag within the Walled City of Tucson

 
 
Commemorating the Raising of the First American Flag within the Walled City of Tucson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, January 10, 2010
1. Commemorating the Raising of the First American Flag within the Walled City of Tucson Marker
Inscription.  
Commemorating
the raising of the
First American Flag
within the Walled
City of Tucson
Dec 16, 1846

 
Erected 1929 by The Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Events. In addition, it is included in the Arizona, The Presidio Trail, the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Mormon Battalion series lists.
 
Location. 32° 13.384′ N, 110° 58.443′ W. Marker is in Tucson, Arizona, in Pima County. Marker can be reached from West Alameda Street. Marker is in El Presidio Park, between West Alameda Street and West Pennington Street. 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. Exchange at the Presidio (a few steps from this marker); The First Presbyterian Church in Tucson (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge (within shouting distance of this marker); Plaza de las Armas
Commemorating the Raising of the First American Flag within the Walled City of Tucson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, January 10, 2010
2. Commemorating the Raising of the First American Flag within the Walled City of Tucson Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Plaza Militar (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Pennington Footbridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Allande Footbridge (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tucson.
 
More about this marker. Following repairs in the summer of 1995, the monument was rededicated on October 19, 1995.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Commemorating the Raising of the First American Flag within the Walled City of Tucson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, January 10, 2010
3. Commemorating the Raising of the First American Flag within the Walled City of Tucson Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 12, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,413 times since then and 40 times this year. Last updated on June 3, 2014, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 12, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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