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Tucson in Pima County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Cushing Street

 
 
Cushing Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 20, 2013
1. Cushing Street Marker
Inscription. Named in 1872 for First Lieutenant Howard B. Cushing (b.1838- d.1871). During his early military career, Cushing participated in many notable Civil War battles, including Shiloh, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg and Hatcher’s Run. In 1871, while in pursuit of Apache leader Cochise, Lieutenant Cushing was killed by Apache Indians.
 
Erected 2013 by City of Tucson Historic Preservation Office.
 
Location. 32° 13.026′ N, 110° 58.345′ W. Marker is in Tucson, Arizona, in Pima County. Marker is at the intersection of West Cushing Street and South Church Avenue, on the right when traveling west on West Cushing Street. Touch for map. Marker is on the northwest corner, mounted horizontally in the sidewalk. Marker is in this post office area: Tucson AZ 85701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Teatro Carmen (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); McCormick Street (about 400 feet away); Convent Street (about 600 feet away); Stone Avenue (about 600 feet away); El Tiradito (about 700 feet away); Corral Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); Scott Avenue (approx. 0.2 miles away); Temple of Music and Art (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tucson.
 
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Cushing Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 20, 2013
2. Cushing Street Marker
View south across Cushing Street.
Cushing Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 20, 2013
3. Cushing Street Marker
View north from Cushing Street.
Cushing Street image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 27, 2013
4. Cushing Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 21, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 358 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 21, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   4. submitted on October 29, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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