Near Tucson in Pima County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
In the early 1950s, the Freeman Homestead, along with many other home sites, was purchased by the National Park Service to protect all the lands within Saguaro National Park.
Erected by Saguaro National Park - National Park Service,.
Location. 32° 9.657′ N, 110° 43.762′ W. Marker is near Tucson, Arizona, in Pima County. Touch for map. It is a short (0.4 mile) hike to reach the Freeman Homestead.
Directions to hike: After passing through the entrance station at Saguaro National Park, turn right on South Loop Road and follow the road southeast for 1.4 miles to the Freeman Homestead Nature Trail. Follow the trail to the Desert Homes Marker. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3693 South Old Spanish Trail, Tucson AZ 85730, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Home for Saguaros (approx. 1.4 miles away); Where Have All the Saguaros Gone? Officer Erik Hite (approx. 6.8 miles away); Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird (approx. 8.3 miles away); Agua Caliente Ranch and Hot Springs (approx. 8.3 miles away); Presidential Aircraft (approx. 8.3 miles away); Airmen Memorial Bridge (approx. 8½ miles away); Colossal Cave Mountain Park (approx. 8.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tucson.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 7, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 403 times since then and 42 times this year. Last updated on May 6, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 7, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.