Central City in Phoenix in Maricopa County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Eusebio Francisco Kino
Egregio Civilizador de la Pimeria
Para mantener viva su memoria y fortalecer la amistad y la comprensión entre nuestros dos estados, Sonora donó ésta estatua a Arizona, en agosto de 1967, siendo gobernadores, respectivamente el Lic. Luis Encinas y el Señor Jack Williams.
To maintain alive the memory of the pioneer civilizer of the Pimeria and to strengthen the ties of friendship and comprehension between the peoples of both states, Sonora presented this statue to Arizona in August of 1967 being Governors, Lic. Luis Encinas and Hon. Jack Williams, respectively.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is August 1967.
Location. 33° 26.888′ N, 112° 5.707′ W. Marker is in Phoenix, Arizona, in Maricopa County. It is in Central City. Marker is on 17th Street. The marker is located in the Wesley Bolin Plaza, Arizona State Capitol. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Phoenix AZ 85007, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this Navajo Code Talkers (a few steps from this marker); Arizona's Pioneer Women (a few steps from this marker); Jewish War Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Father Albert Braun O.F.M. (within shouting distance of this marker); The Arizona Korean War Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lt. Frank Luke, Jr. (about 300 feet away); U.S.S. Arizona Signal Mast (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Phoenix.
Also see . . . Kino Heritage Society. (Submitted on December 2, 2019.)
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