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Amster Building (<i>marker is visible on pillar near center</i>) image, Touch for more information
By Cosmos Mariner, June 10, 2014
Amster Building (marker is visible on pillar near center)
Arizona (Gila County), Globe — Amster Building
Built: 1909 Original use: Drug Store / Saloon Donated to City of Globe Nov. 24, 1997 By Weller Family — Map (db m116033) HM
Arizona (Gila County), Globe — Becker Butte Lookout
. . . — Map (db m36904) HM
Arizona (Gila County), Globe — City of Globe
Welcome to Globe's Historic Downtown District, a designated Main Street City which once played a vital role in the saga of the Old West. We invite you to walk the steps of Historic Gila County Courthouse where you can enjoy the breathtaking . . . — Map (db m28048) HM
Arizona (Gila County), Globe — Cobre Valley Center for the Arts
You are standing next to the Cobre Valley Center for the Arts, located in the Old Gila County Courthouse. In 1905, stone masons working on Roosevelt Dam were contracted to build this imposing structure which is on the National Register of . . . — Map (db m28193) HM
Arizona (Gila County), Globe — El Capitan Pass
This pass was used by Kearny's Army of the West in a march to California in 1846. Guided by Kit Carson it was described in a journal of the trip as "Carson's Old Trail”. The pass led around the impassable canyon on the Gila River where . . . — Map (db m28045) HM
Arizona (Gila County), Globe — From Globe to Governor
George W.P. Hunt, Arizona's first Governor, arrived in Globe as a poor prospector. His first job was sweeping out a Saloon, but he eventually served four terms as Governor, beginning at Statehood in 1912. He campaigned on the back of a burro and . . . — Map (db m67465) HM
Arizona (Gila County), Globe — Globe Mine Rescue Station
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior Circa 1919 — Map (db m67462) HM
Arizona (Gila County), Globe — Hon. George W. P. Hunt — 1859 – 1934
Globe, Gila County, Arizona Apache Warrior Stronghold and Pioneer Home of Hon. George W. P. Hunt 1859 – 1934 Member various Territorial Legislatures, President Arizona Constitutional Convention, Arizona's 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 6th, . . . — Map (db m28047) HM
Arizona (Gila County), Globe — In Honor of John W. Wentworth — Born 1858 – Died 1954
Colorful Arizona pioneer and faithful Gila County public servant. At intervals from 1885 to 1947, within the walls of three courthouses erected on this spot, he occupied various offices. His last office was Clerk of the Superior Court1912 to . . . — Map (db m28046) HM
Arizona (Gila County), Globe — International House — Built in 1902
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m67464) HM
Arizona (Gila County), Globe — McMillenville — Ghost Mining Camp
Located along this road McMillenville Ghost Mining Camp In 1874 native silver was discovered in what became the fabulous Stonewall Jackson Ledge. This discovery brought boom conditions that lasted less than 10 years. An Indian attack on . . . — Map (db m36905) HM
Arizona (Gila County), Globe — Old Dominion Mine
Included in this historic copper mine are the Globe ledge silver claims. Discovered in 1873, the first to yield profitable ore in the Globe-Miami district. The Old Dominion included many other early claims. Production ceased in the 30s, due to . . . — Map (db m67463) HM
Arizona (Gila County), Globe — Site of Sheriff Thompson's Home
John Henry Thompson, a noted Gila County pioneer, brought his bride, Carrie Louise Nash, to Globe to live in the house he had built on this site, one of the town's early adobe buildings. Thompson was active in mining, cattle ranching and the feed . . . — Map (db m34119) HM
Arizona (Gila County), Globe — St. John's Espiscopal Church
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m67470) HM
Arizona (Gila County), Jakes Corner — Jakes Corner - An Arizona Stage Stop
In 1916, Jakes Corner originally called Felton, started as a stage stop, on the Annie Hardt homestead. As a pull out on the road to Globe, stages used to stop and wait as the occasional flooding Salt River receded. Annie Hardt had a vegetable . . . — Map (db m48354) HM
Arizona (Gila County), Miami — Bullion Plaza School
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior Bullion Plaza School 1923 — Map (db m67493) HM
Arizona (Gila County), Miami — Miami Community Church — Constructed 1920
is listed in the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior 2005 — Map (db m67471) HM
Arizona (Gila County), Miami — Miami's Veterans Memorial Wall
This wall is to honor the memory of all of the veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of this great nation, in war and in peace. They have placed themselves in harms way to serve a cause greater than themselves. Ensuring that the freedom we . . . — Map (db m67472) WM
Arizona (Gila County), Miami — Soderman Building
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior Soderman Building 1917 -1921 — Map (db m67474) HM
Arizona (Gila County), Payson — C.C.C. Co. 807 — Texas-Arizona — 1933
J. M. DeWeese T. T. Swift Capt. F.A.U.S.A., C. O. Supr. T.N.F. P. L. Moore R. C. James Capt. M.C.U.S.A., C.S. Camp Supt. — Map (db m67426) HM
Arizona (Gila County), Payson — Historic Mail Trail — Camp Verde Arizona to Payson Arizona Mail Trail
This historic mail trail is dedicated to the memory of the mail riders named below and unknown mail carriers that braved weather, rough terrain and the Verde River to deliver mail 52 miles from Camp Verde to Payson, Arizona from 1884 to 1914. . . . — Map (db m36063) HM
Arizona (Gila County), Payson — Mogollon Rim Country Firefighters Memorial
Dedicated to Firefighters who made the Ultimate Sacrifice to protect our magnificent Mogollon Rim Country Date - Fire Name - Victim's Name - Remarks 6/15/61 - Roberts - Chuck Cochane - Pilot TBM Air Tanker 6/21/61 - . . . — Map (db m67406) HM
Arizona (Gila County), Payson — Ox Bow Inn — 607 W. Main
In 1932 a log building named the Payson Hotel was built on this site. In 1954 it was remodeled, together with the building to the west, as the Ox Bow Inn and Saloon. The name comes from Oxbow Hill, the gateway to Payson, named when soldiers in the . . . — Map (db m67403) HM
Arizona (Gila County), Payson — Ranger Station
The Rim Country Museum complex is the site of the first headquarters for the Payson Ranger District, Tonto National Forest. The original buildings were placed here in 1907. The Ranger's family house is the second one, built in 1933. The ranger . . . — Map (db m67407) HM
Arizona (Gila County), Payson — Shoofly Village Ruin
Shoofly Village Ruin is the remains of a large masonry and Jacal prehistoric community. It contains 80+ rooms and covers 4 acres. Between A.D. 1000 and 1200 as many as 250 people may once have lived inside its walls. The people made their living by . . . — Map (db m67415) HM
Arizona (Gila County), Payson — Site of Rock Store — "Payson's Commercial" — 608 W. Main
On this strategic site, J.W. Boardman built a rock building and constructed a mercantile business. McLane Road, going north along the property, was the road to Pine and points north and west. The store was gutted by fire in 1938. Refrigerator . . . — Map (db m67405) HM
Arizona (Gila County), Payson — Site of the Herron Hotel — 602, 604, 606 W. Main
The two-story Herron Hotel burned down in 1918 at this location. Subsequently a series of businesses were established on this block. Among them were Payson's first gasoline station, an ice cream parlor, barber shop, mercantile store, and finally the . . . — Map (db m67404) HM
Arizona (Gila County), Payson — The Dude Fire
On June 25, 1990 a lightning caused fire entrapped ten members of the Perryville fire crew in this canyon. Resulting in six fatalities. Before the fire was contained it had burned more than 24,000 acres and destroyed over 70 structures. This . . . — Map (db m28210) HM
Arizona (Gila County), Payson — These Trees Planted in Memory of the Firefighters Who Died in the Dude Fire June 26, 1990
These Trees Planted in Memory of the Firefighters Who Died in the Dude Fire June 26, 1990 Sandra J. Bachman • Joseph Chacon • Alex S. Contreras • James L. Denny • James E. Ellis • Curtis E. Springfield — Map (db m28211) HM
Arizona (Gila County), Payson — Zane Grey's Cabin
An Ohio born dentist, Zane Grey spent many years under the Mogollon Rim, writing "To the Last Man" and a dozen other westerns with Arizona settings and characters. His prolific writings popularized the American cowboy as a taciturn, romantic figure. — Map (db m67413) HM
Arizona (Gila County), Pine — Camp Verde Arizona to Payson Arizona Mail Trail
This historic mail trail is dedicated to the memory of the mail riders named below and unknown mail carriers that braved weather, rough terrain and the Verde River to deliver mail 52 miles from Camp Verde to Payson, Arizona from 1884 to 1914. . . . — Map (db m67417) HM
Arizona (Gila County), Pine — The Pine Community Center Historic District
The Pine Community Center Historic District is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The historic buildings of the district are the LDS (Latter Day Saints/Mormon) Ward Chapel, built in 1915-1916, the Cultural Hall, completed in 1931, . . . — Map (db m67416) HM
Arizona (Gila County), Roosevelt — Al Sieber
Veteran of the Civil War and for twenty years a leader of Scouts for the U.S. Army in Arizona Indian troubles was killed on this spot February 19th, 1907 by a rolling rock during construction of the Tonto Road. His body is buried in the cemetery at . . . — Map (db m34114) HM
Arizona (Gila County), Roosevelt — Salt River Before the Dam
The Salt River begins high in the White Mountains as runoff from melting snow, finding its way into streams and creeks that eventually form the White and Black rivers. The confluence of the two rivers marks the beginning of the Salt. Early . . . — Map (db m34110) HM
Arizona (Gila County), Roosevelt — The Bridge — 1987-1990
Before dam modifications could begin, a $21.3 million bridge was built to relocate traffic off the top of Roosevelt Dam. Roosevelt Lake Bridge is the longest two-lane, single-span, steel-arch bridge in North America. The bridge, spanning 1,080 feet . . . — Map (db m34112) HM
Arizona (Gila County), Roosevelt — Tonto Basin — Roosevelt Lake's Watershed
Over six million years ago, the mountains surrounding you were lifted skyward. As they rose, the land in between sank, creating the valley known as Tonto Basin. Melting snow and summer rains drain from the vast Salt River watershed toward the . . . — Map (db m34111) HM
Arizona (Gila County), San Carlos — The Coolidge Dam
Built by The United States of America Department of Interior Bureau of Indian Affairs Irrigation Service Calvin Coolidge President of the United States of America Roy O. West Secretary of the Interior • Hubert Work Secretary of . . . — Map (db m81530) HM
Arizona (Gila County), Strawberry — The Strawberry School
The Strawberry School is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Built by pioneers in 1885, this one-room cabin provided elementary instruction to students until 1916. The building represents the effort to teach the "Three Rs" in rural . . . — Map (db m35837) HM
Arizona (Gila County), Young — The Pleasant Valley War a.k.a. The Graham-Tewksbury Feud — Circa 1882 - 1892
One of the West’s Longest and Bloodiest feuds took place here and around Pleasant Valley. The Grahams and the Tewksburys had been in the cattle business and it seems probable that they first fell out over the division of cattle they jointly owned . . . — Map (db m78742) HM

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