Near Tucson in Pima County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
The Tucson Tragedy
January 8, 2011
The Tucson Tragedy - - -
we shall never forget
Erected 2012 by Safeway.
Location. 32° 20.164′ N, 110° 58.505′ W. Marker is near Tucson, Arizona, in Pima County. Touch for map. Marker is on a large boulder just to the left of the Safeway entrance, at the Casa Adobes shopping center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7110 North Oracle Road, Tucson AZ 85704, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tucson (approx. 2.7 miles away); Rillito Race Track (approx. 3.4 miles away); St. Philip's in the Hills (approx. 3.8 miles away); De Grazia Gallery In the Sun (approx. 5 miles away); The Tucson Plant Materials Center (approx. 5.1 miles away); The Settlers of Binghampton, Arizona (approx. 5.8 miles away); Cannon-Douglass Residence (approx. 7 miles away); George E. P. Smith Residence (approx. 7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tucson.
Regarding The Tucson Tragedy. Safeway kept the memorial rather simple with six surrounding rocks representing the victims who died and one large boulder representing those who lived.
Also see . . . 2011 Tucson Shooting - Wikipedia. A detailed account of the incident:
On January 8, 2011, U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords and eighteen other people were shot during a public meeting held in a supermarket parking lot in Casas Adobes, near Tucson, Arizona. Six of those shot died, including Arizona District Court Chief Judge John Roll, one of Rep. Giffords' staffers, and a nine-year-old child. (Submitted on January 9, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 9, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,043 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 9, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.