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

Jackson Street

 
 
Jackson Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 20, 2013
1. Jackson Street Marker
Marker is mounted horizontally in the sidewalk.
Inscription.  Named in 1872 after John A. Jackson (ca 1835-d.1870), a rancher and farmer who lived at the San Pedro settlement near Tucson. On 16 April 1870, he was ambushed and killed by Apache Indians as he returned to his ranch.
 
Erected 2013 by City of Tucson Historic Preservation Office.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical date for this entry is April 16, 1870.
 
Location. 32° 13.21′ N, 110° 58.359′ W. Marker is in Tucson, Arizona, in Pima County. Marker is at the intersection of South Church Avenue and West Jackson Street, on the right when traveling south on South Church Avenue. 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. Ochoa Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Convent Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Plaza de la Mesilla (about 300 feet away); Charles O. Brown House (about 400 feet away); August 20th Park (about 400 feet away); La Catedral de San Agustin (about
Jackson Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 20, 2013
2. Jackson Street Marker
View east across Church Avenue looking down West Jackson Street.
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500 feet away); Meyer Street (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Convent Street (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tucson.
 
Jackson Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 20, 2013
3. Jackson Street Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 21, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 482 times since then and 6 times this year. Last updated on May 12, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 21, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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