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

McCormick Street

 
 
McCormick Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 10, 2013
1. McCormick Street Marker
Inscription. Named during Arizona’s Territorial period after territorial delegate to Congress, Richard McCormick (b.1832 – d.1901). In the 1870s he sponsored legislative measures to reduce discrimination against Mexicans in the Arizona territory. With support of Governor Anson P.K. Safford, McCormick also helped establish Arizona’s first public school system.
 
Erected 2013 by City of Tucson Historic Preservation Office.
 
Location. 32° 13.096′ N, 110° 58.347′ W. Marker is in Tucson, Arizona, in Pima County. Marker is at the intersection of South Church Avenue and West McCormick Street, on the right when traveling south on South Church Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is mounted horizontally in the sidewalk on the west side of Church Avenue. 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. Convent Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Cushing Street (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ochoa Street (about 500 feet away); Corral Street (about 600 feet away); Stone Avenue (about 700 feet away);
McCormick Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 10, 2013
2. McCormick Street Marker
Site of Arizona's Second Territorial Capitol (about 700 feet away but has been reported missing); Jackson Street (about 700 feet away); Teatro Carmen (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tucson.
 
Also see . . .  Arizona Daily Star, Street Smarts. McCormick was governor of Arizona when Tucson was the capital (Submitted on November 14, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.) 
 
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McCormick Street image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 10, 2013
3. McCormick Street
View east across Church Avenue to McCormick Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 14, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 410 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 14, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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