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Solomon in Graham County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Solomon

(Solomonville)

 

—County Seat of Graham County 1883 – 1915 —

 
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By Bill Kirchner, February 25, 2010
1. Solomon Marker
Inscription. Named for Isadore Elkan Solomon, a pioneer settler, who in 1876 burned charcoal here for supplying fuel to the Lesinsky Brothers' Copper Smelter near Clifton. First Treasurer of Graham County. Early day merchant, postmaster, and one of the founders of the Gila Valley Bank.
 
Location. 32° 48.996′ N, 109° 37.858′ W. Marker is in Solomon, Arizona, in Graham County. Marker is on U.S. 70 at milepost 344 near East Sanchez Road/South Bowie Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. (East Sanchez Road and South Bowie Avenue are the same road with a name change at Hwy 70.). Marker is in this post office area: Solomon AZ 85551, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gila Valley Bank (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Army of the West (approx. 2.7 miles away); The Gila Valley (approx. 3.1 miles away but has been reported missing); Womans Club of Safford (approx. 4.7 miles away); Arizona Bank & Trust Company (approx. 4.9 miles away); Safford City Hall (approx. 5 miles away); Graham County Courthouse (approx. 5.1 miles away); Mormon Pioneers' Arrival in Salt Lake Valley - Sesquicentennial Plaque (approx. 5.3 miles away).
 
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Solomon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, February 25, 2010
2. Solomon Marker
 Solomonville - A Wikipedia Article. The current name of the town is for Isadore Elkan Solomon, a German immigrant who came to the town in the 1870s. (Submitted on February 28, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.) 
 
Categories. Notable PersonsNotable PlacesSettlements & Settlers
 
Solomon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, February 25, 2010
3. Solomon Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 28, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 928 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 28, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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