Tucson in Pima County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
John Campbell Greenway
Rough Rider, mining engineer, developer of the Ajo copper mines and designer of the town of Ajo for Calumet and Arizona Mining Co., Brigadier General, Army Reserve, and Regent, University of Arizona.
Sculptor - Gutzon Borglum
Location. 32° 13.989′ N, 110° 57.429′ W. Marker is in Tucson, Arizona, in Pima County. Marker is on East 2nd Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 949 East 2nd Street, Tucson AZ 85719, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Eusebio Francisco Kino, S. J. (within shouting distance of this marker); University Streetcar Line (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Main (approx. ¼ mile away); Cannon-Douglass Residence (approx. ¼ mile away); George E. P. Smith Residence (approx. ¼ mile away); U.S.S. Arizona 1916 - Wilber L. "Bill" Bower U of A Outstanding Achievement Awards USS Arizona Mall Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bicentennial Moon Tree (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tucson.
More about this marker. Statue and marker are located just to the right of the Arizona Historical Society Museum entrance.
Regarding John Campbell Greenway. The sculptor Gutzon Borglum, also created the Mount Rushmore figures.
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia Article on John Campbell Greenway. (Submitted on February 1, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.)
2. The story of John Campbell Greenway and Ajo. (Submitted on February 2, 2010.)
3. Rushmore Artist Has a Work in Tucson. (Submitted on April 25, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.)
Categories. • Notable Persons • War, Spanish-American • War, World I •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 1, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,230 times since then. Last updated on April 25, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 1, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.