“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Prescott in Yavapai County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)

Arizona Pioneer Home

ARIZONA PIONEER'S HOME Marker image. Click for full size.
By Frank Houdek, October 17, 1992
Humbug: Morris " Nick" Nicholson, NGH#3
To those responsible for the Arizona pioneer's home
A. J. Doran
Introduced enabling legislation - 1907
Supervised construction - 1910
First Superintendent – 1911
George D. Morris Reintroduced
Successful enabling legislation – 1909
Joseph H. Kibbey - Governor
Signed legislation March 11, 1909
Frank M. Murphy & T.G. Norris
Donators of the land for the home
W.S. Elliott - Architect

Norman L. Griffin - 1833-1916
Louis B. St. James - 1833-1914
First guests in residence

Erected 1992 by Lost Dutchman Chapter 5917 E Clampus Vitus. (Marker Number 8.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 34° 32.28′ N, 112° 28.386′ W. Marker is in Prescott, Arizona, in Yavapai County. Marker can be reached from McCormick Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 South McCormick Street, Prescott AZ 86303, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Arizona Pioneers' Home (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Fire of 1900
Arizona Pioneers' Home image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 6, 2010
2. Arizona Pioneers' Home
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Curtis Hall/ (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ruffner Plaza Stables (approx. ¼ mile away); City Jail and Firehouse (approx. ¼ mile away); Hotel Vendome (approx. ¼ mile away); The International Society of Arboriculture and the National Arborist Association (approx. ¼ mile away); Prescott (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Prescott.
Also see . . .  The Arizona Pioneer Home. The Arizona Pioneers’ Home is a continuing care retirement home operated and funded by the State of Arizona. The website details the purpose and the history of the home. (Submitted on July 12, 2010.) 
Categories. 20th CenturyNotable Buildings
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 11, 2010, by Frank Houdek of Kingman, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,318 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 11, 2010, by Frank Houdek of Kingman, Arizona.   2. submitted on July 14, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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