Tucson in Pima County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Erected by Tucson-Pima County Historical Commission and Arizona Historical Society.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Arizona, The Presidio Trail marker series.
Location. 32° 13.344′ N, 110° 58.433′ W. Marker is in Tucson, Arizona Touch for map. Marker is located on the footbridge over West Pennington Street, connecting El Presidio Plaza with the Pima County Goverment complex. 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. Plaza de las Armas (a few steps from this marker); Vietnam War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge (within shouting distance of this marker); Pennington Footbridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Exchange at the Presidio (within shouting distance of this marker); Commemorating the Raising of the First American Flag within the Walled City of Tucson (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Presbyterian Church in Tucson (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Garcés Footbridge (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tucson.
Regarding Allande Footbridge. This site is #5 of the Presidio Trail Walking Tour
Tour brochure description:
“This bridge, crossing Pennington Street, is dedicated to Don Pedro de Allande y Saabedra who was appointed one of the first commanders of the presidio in 1777. Allende personally financed the early construction efforts
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 13, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,168 times since then and 75 times this year. Last updated on May 5, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 13, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. 4, 5. submitted on January 31, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.