Tucson in Pima County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
The Porters had their own well, as did many residents in the 1930s. Eventually the dropping water table made it necessary to shut off the private supply and join the city system.
Draining and cleaning the pool was a yearly ritual for the family.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Horticulture & Forestry. A significant historical year for this entry is 1938.
Location. 32° 14.883′ N, 110° 54.551′ W. Marker is in Tucson, Arizona, in Pima County. Marker can be reached from N, Alvernon Way. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2150 N Alvernon Way, Tucson AZ 85712, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Does This Garden Seem Lush and Cool? (within shouting distance of this marker); Who Lived Here? (within shouting distance of this marker); The Settlers of Binghampton, Arizona (approx. 1½ miles away); Villa CatalinaChapel of San Pedro at Fort Lowell (approx. 1.9 miles away); El Conquistador Water Tower (approx. 2 miles away); Fort Lowell (approx. 2.1 miles away); Officers' Quarters (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tucson.
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