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

Meyer Street

Callejon de las Flores

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, October 20, 2013
1. Meyer Street Marker
Marker is mounted horizontally in the sidewalk.
Inscription. Originally named “Flower Alley” during Tucson’s Spanish period, its name was later changed to honor German-born soldier and politician, Charles H. Meyer (b.1829- d.1907). He came to Arizona with the US Army and settled in Tucson in 1858. While living in Tucson, he was the town druggist, a justice of the peace, and implemented chain gang labor to clean city streets.
 
Erected 2013 by City of Tucson Historic Preservation Office.
 
Location. 32° 13.278′ N, 110° 58.43′ W. Marker is in Tucson, Arizona, in Pima County. Marker is on West Broadway Boulevard, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at the Garces Footbridge. 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. Garcés Footbridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Plaza de la Mesilla (within shouting distance of this marker); La Catedral de San Agustin (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); August 20th Park (about 400 feet away); Allande Footbridge (about 400 feet away); Convent Street
Meyer Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 20, 2013
2. Meyer Street Marker
(about 400 feet away); Main Avenue (about 400 feet away); Pennington Footbridge (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tucson.
 
Regarding Meyer Street. Meyer Street was broken up with the construction of the Tucson Convention Center. It only just exists today north of West Alameda and south of West Cushing Street.
 
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Meyer Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 20, 2013
3. Meyer Street Marker
 
 
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 343 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 21, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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