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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Cochise County, Arizona

Clickable Map of Cochise County, Arizona and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Cochise County, AZ (137) Graham County, AZ (16) Greenlee County, AZ (9) Pima County, AZ (308) Santa Cruz County, AZ (27) Hidalgo County, NM (15)  CochiseCounty(137) Cochise County (137)  GrahamCounty(16) Graham County (16)  GreenleeCounty(9) Greenlee County (9)  PimaCounty(308) Pima County (308)  SantaCruzCounty(27) Santa Cruz County (27)  HidalgoCountyNew Mexico(15) Hidalgo County (15)
Bisbee is the county seat for Cochise County
Adjacent to Cochise County, Arizona
      Graham County (16)  
      Greenlee County (9)  
      Pima County (308)  
      Santa Cruz County (27)  
      Hidalgo County, New Mexico (15)  
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1 Arizona, Cochise County, Benson — Benson Jail — 1938 - 2006
These doors and windows were used to build a jail on the Northwest corner of Huachuca & 5th Street during April – May 1938. Needing jail material, Benson obtained approval to remove cell doors & windows from the no longer used jail in . . . Map (db m48508) HM
2 Arizona, Cochise County, Benson — Benson Pioneer Cemetery — Known as "7th Street Cemetery" — 1881-1975 —
This land was deeded to the City of Benson as a cemetery by the Pacific Improvement Company, the California based land company of the Southern Pacific Railroad, in March 1929. Burial plots were sold to residents by the City of Benson and the . . . Map (db m48512) HM
3 Arizona, Cochise County, Benson — Four miles southeast at Council Rocks — Apache peace treaty with Cochise was ratified in 1872
Near Dragoon Springs on October 12, 1872, General O.O. Howard and Cochise, Chief of the Chiricahua Apache Indians, ratified a peace treaty ending years of warfare between that tribe and the white settlers. Cochise's stronghold was hidden deep in the . . . Map (db m27877) HM
4 Arizona, Cochise County, Benson — Mormon Battalion — LDS Church
Dec 14, 1846 Last camp on San Pedro Turned west toward Tucson Erected 1960Map (db m27878) HM
5 Arizona, Cochise County, Bisbee — Bisbee City Fire Hall
Bisbee architect F. C. Hurst designed this building in 1906. Hurst had also designed the Bisbee Central School in 1905. Designed as a combination city hall and fire station, the design was titled "City Fire Hall Building". The original . . . Map (db m195860) HM
6 Arizona, Cochise County, Bisbee — Brewery Gulch
In the early 1900's the rough edges of Bisbee's mining camps could be found here in notorious Brewery Gulch with its dozens of saloons, gambling halls and crib houses. The street got its name from a common activity in Bisbee's early days, . . . Map (db m28278) HM
7 Arizona, Cochise County, Bisbee — Calumet and Arizona Mining Company Office Building — Reported missing
The Calumet and Arizona Mining Company developed a new town site in this area in 1905 to ensure the continued success of its mining interests. Using the "City Beautiful" model, the new town site – Warren – provided affordable housing. In . . . Map (db m48574) HM
8 Arizona, Cochise County, Bisbee — City of Bisbee Warrior Memorial
The City of Bisbee honors by this memorial her warriors who died in defense of the principles of American Democracy against enemies of freedom in World War I, World War II, the Korean War and the War in Vietnam that their patriotic sacrifice will be . . . Map (db m28279) WM
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9 Arizona, Cochise County, Bisbee — Copper Queen Plaza
The extent of the power and influence of the copper mining industry in Bisbee's early history is evident here in the Copper Queen Plaza. The buildings were built by the Copper Queen Consolidated Mining Company, later to become Phelps Dodge . . . Map (db m28276) HM
10 Arizona, Cochise County, Bisbee — Discovery of Ore — Reported missing
.......On this site in the year of 1877, Sgt. Jack Dunn, with a detail of the Tenth U.S. Cavalry pursuing renegade Apaches, discovered rich out croppings of copper & silver ore. The discovery led to the staking of the first mining claim & the . . . Map (db m48561) HM
11 Arizona, Cochise County, Bisbee — Mule Pass
Front of obelisk Road Constructed by Prison Labor 1913-14 Board of Control Geo. W.P. Hunt Governor C. Callaghan Auditor U.R. Osburn Member R.E. Sims Supt of Prison Lamar Orb State Engineer Right side of obelisk . . . Map (db m48552) HM
12 Arizona, Cochise County, Bisbee — Phelps Dodge General Office Building
This building was the general office for the Bisbee operations of Phelps Dodge Corporation from 1895 to 1961. In 1971 it was given to the City of Bisbee by Phelps Dodge and was designated as a National Historic Site by the National Park . . . Map (db m28275) HM
13 Arizona, Cochise County, Bisbee — The Importance Of Copper Mining
Rich copper mines transformed Bisbee from a rough camp in the late 1800's to one of the largest and most cultured cities between St. Louis and San Francisco by the early 1900's. From the time of the discovery of rich surface deposits in 1877 until . . . Map (db m148689) HM
14 Arizona, Cochise County, Bisbee — The Lavender Pit
This open pit mine is named The Lavender Pit In honor of Harrison M. Lavender 1890 – 1952 Who as vice president and general manager of Phelps Dodge Corporation conceived and carried out this plan for making the . . . Map (db m28281) HM
15 Arizona, Cochise County, Bisbee — The Warren Ball Park
Originally constructed of wood in 1908, the Warren Ball Park is the oldest in the state of Arizona and stands as testimony to Bisbee's rich heritage. The Warren Company, a subsidiary of the Calumet & Arizona and Pittsburgh & Superior Mining . . . Map (db m48573) HM
16 Arizona, Cochise County, Bisbee — United States Border Station — Naco, Arizona
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m28258) HM
17 Arizona, Cochise County, Bisbee — Walter Douglas House — Architect: Henry C. Trost
Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior. Built 1907Map (db m48562) HM
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18 Arizona, Cochise County, Bowie — Apache Pass
The Road Below We started through Apache Pass, over awful roads, up hill and down. We had to tie the wagon wheels with ropes and then in some places, the men had to stand on the wheels to keep them from turning over. Every man who could . . . Map (db m101004) HM
19 Arizona, Cochise County, Bowie — Apache Pass - A Corridor Through Time — Fort Bowie National Historic Site
There are two markers on a single kiosk Apache Pass is a low divide separating the massive Chiricahua Mountains from the Dos Cabezas Mountains. This landscape formed a rugged corridor through which people and goods were moved. The Pass . . . Map (db m100810) HM
20 Arizona, Cochise County, Bowie — Apache Spring
Pottery fragments found around Apache Spring suggest it was used by prehistoric Mogollon Indians before the Apache arrived. Journals of early Spanish explorers described Apache trails radiating from the spring. The Butterfield Trail was constructed . . . Map (db m100823) HM
21 Arizona, Cochise County, Bowie — Bascom-Cochise Meeting Site
After the events on the afternoon of February 4th, Bascom ordered the command to move toward, and fortify, the stage station. According to Sergeant Daniel Robinson: “Our wagons were placed end to end, forming a semicircle, covering . . . Map (db m100815) HM
22 Arizona, Cochise County, Bowie — Cavalry Barracks
This massive adobe structure was among the earliest built at the new fort. By the mid-1880s, it had a shingled and pitched roof, attractive porches, kerosene lamps, and landscaping. The kitchen was behind the barracks; the mess hall adjacent. . . . Map (db m100998) HM
23 Arizona, Cochise County, Bowie — Cavalry Mess Hall and Kitchen
Palatable food during the fort's early days was a constant problem; the soil was poor quality, lacking nutrients, and other sources of fresh food were distant. Though neighboring ranches supplied some vegetables and meats, they were still a day's . . . Map (db m100956) HM
24 Arizona, Cochise County, Bowie — Centennial of Chiricahua Apache/U.S. Cessation of Hostilities 1886
[Side 1: In English :] September 4-8, 1986, Arizonans marked the return of the Chiricahua Ex-Prisoners of War and their descendants in ceremonies that completed a spiritual circle. We remembered and reflected on the clash between . . . Map (db m42513) HM
25 Arizona, Cochise County, Bowie — Commanding Officer's Quarters
The fort's most elaborate structure, a two story, Victorian-style mansion, was built in 1884-1885 for about $4,000.00. An expensive home at that time! Among its thirteen rooms (originally designed as a duplex) were a drawing room, a sewing room with . . . Map (db m101000) HM
26 Arizona, Cochise County, Bowie — First Fort Bowie
To your right, a spur trail follows a military road 300 yards to the first Fort Bowie ruins. On July 28, 1862, a 100-man detachment of the 5th California Volunteer Infantry began construction of the primitive fort, completing it two weeks . . . Map (db m218624) HM
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27 Arizona, Cochise County, Bowie — Fort Bowie — National Historic Site
A Regional Legacy Cochise. Geronimo. Though their reputations were fierce, the Chiricahua Apaches didn't stop explorers, prospectors, settlers, and merchants from Westward immigration. To establish a lifeline between the East and California, . . . Map (db m37761) HM
28 Arizona, Cochise County, Bowie — Infantry Barracks
Enlisted infantrymen found that privacy was not a feature of barracks life. Privates and corporals bunked together in the main room; sergeants occupied small adjoining rooms. Each soldier stored his military gear and personal belongings on a . . . Map (db m101002) HM
29 Arizona, Cochise County, Bowie — Mining Cabin
Mining activity in Apache Pass started when members of the California Volunteers discovered a, “ and quartz bearing ledge...” in 1864. The “Harris Lode” as it became to be known, was later developed by the Apache Pass . . . Map (db m100811) HM
30 Arizona, Cochise County, Bowie — 086-352 — Old Fort Bowie — Guardian of Apache Pass
Established 1862 following the Battle of Apache Pass, largest conflict in Arizona Indian Wars. Massed Apaches under Cochise and Mangas Coloradas were routed by howitzers fired by California Volunteers attacked in the pass. Fort Bowie overlooked . . . Map (db m6994) HM
31 Arizona, Cochise County, Bowie — Parke Camp Site
In March 1854, Lt. John Parke of the Topographical Engineer Corps led a survey party in search of an all-weather route for the transcontinental railroad. After a march of 55 waterless miles through Sulphur Springs Valley, the party entered Apache . . . Map (db m100812) HM
32 Arizona, Cochise County, Bowie — Post Cemetery
The Post Cemetery predated the establishment of Fort Bowie, when soldiers of the California Column were interred here in 1862. The area was unfenced until 1878, when a four-foot adobe wall was erected to protect the graves from desecration by post . . . Map (db m68858) HM
33 Arizona, Cochise County, Bowie — Post Trader — (Sutler's Store)
The equivalent of the modern army post exchange, the post trader offered for sale items not supplied by the army – toilet articles, sewing supplies, tobacco, medicinal cure-alls, fresh vegetables, canned fruits, and a wide variety of . . . Map (db m101003) HM
34 Arizona, Cochise County, Bowie — Quartermaster Storehouse
This frame building with a shingled roof was constructed in 1883 to enlarge the storage space available to the quartermaster. The original adobe storehouse, built in 1868, is immediately to the south. The post quartermaster and his staff . . . Map (db m100954) HM
35 Arizona, Cochise County, Bowie — Second Fort Bowie
Two years after the 1872 peace agreement with Cochise, the great Apache chief died. Several hundred Chiricahuas were relocated on the San Carlos Indian Reservation. However, Geronimo and over a hundred of his followers escaped the roundup, to begin . . . Map (db m100953) HM
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36 Arizona, Cochise County, Bowie — The Bascom Affair
On February 4, 1861, 2nd Lt. George Bascom, and his detachment of 54 men encamped two hundred yards east of here. Bascom’s mission was to find Cochise, recover a kidnapped boy and return livestock assumed taken by the Chiricahua Apaches. . . . Map (db m42008) HM
37 Arizona, Cochise County, Bowie — The Battle of Apache Pass; July 15-16, 1862
An advance guard of 96 California Volunteers, marching toward the San Simon River to establish a supply depot for the California Column, followed the Butterfield Road through Apache Pass. As they approached the abandoned stage station, Cochise and . . . Map (db m100820) HM
38 Arizona, Cochise County, Bowie — The Butterfield Overland Mail
In 1857, the government awarded John Butterfield a contract to carry mail by stagecoach between St. Louis and San Francisco. The 2,800-mile route was to be traversed within 25 days. A year later, as the stagecoaches prepared to roll, Butterfiled . . . Map (db m100817) HM
39 Arizona, Cochise County, Bowie — The Chiricahua Apache Indian Agency
The Story: U.S. Indian Agent Thomas Jeffords governed some 900 Chiricahua Apaches here in 1875-76, under the vigilance of the U.S. Army at Fort Bowie. Cochise, Chiricahua chieftain and friend of Jeffords, died in 1874, leaving the band . . . Map (db m100819) HM
40 Arizona, Cochise County, Bowie — The Stage Station Ruin
The Apache Pass Stage Station was built of stone in July 1858. Within its 6-8 foot-high walls were a kitchen-dining room, sleeping rooms, a storage room for feed and weapons, and a mule corral with portholes in every stall. The stage stopped here . . . Map (db m100814) HM
41 Arizona, Cochise County, Cochise — Sulphur Springs
This valley owes its name to the two springs located one mile north of this monument. From 400 A.D. to 1450 A.D. indigenous Indians farmed the region. Their bedrock mortar pits remain on the nearby hill. Later Chiricahua Apaches, Spaniards, . . . Map (db m37768) HM
42 Arizona, Cochise County, Douglas — Douglas International Airport
At this location on June 5, 1933, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, wife of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, dedicated Douglas International Airport as the first international airport in the United States. Designed by J. P. Sexton as the first . . . Map (db m28357) HM
43 Arizona, Cochise County, Douglas — Douglas Police Headquarters — Douglas, Arizona
Elizabeth W. Ames, Mayor City Council Hector M. Salinas, Ward 1 Richard A. Arzate, Ward 2 Ramon H. Jordan, Ward 3 Harry F. Ames , Ward 4 Margaret Shannon, Ward 5 Rudy Quinonez, Ward 6 R. Delbert Self, City Manager . . . Map (db m28295) HM
44 Arizona, Cochise County, Douglas — Douglas R.R. YMCA
Built in 1905 by El Paso and Southwest Railroad and the Calumet and Arizona Copper Co., and citizens of Douglas. Expanded in 1916 to include a gym, a swimming pool and other recreational facilities with additional support provided by the . . . Map (db m195862) HM
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45 Arizona, Cochise county, Douglas — Library Hall - The Douglas Public Library
Library Hall was built in 1901 and has served as a Town Hall, a Church, a School and a Library. The building was given to the City of Douglas in March, 1973, by the Phelps Dodge Corporation.Map (db m28298) HM
46 Arizona, Cochise County, Douglas — Mormon Battalion — LDS Church
Smith grave two mile south Buried Dec 7 1846Map (db m28294) HM
47 Arizona, Cochise County, Douglas — Mormon Battalion — LDS Church
Longest infantry march on record Dec 6, 1846Map (db m28299) HM
48 Arizona, Cochise County, Douglas — Mormon Battalion — LDS Church
San Bernardino Ranch Rest Camp Dec 5 1846Map (db m28300) HM
49 Arizona, Cochise County, Douglas — Mormon Battalion
Mormon Battalion Passed here in 1846Map (db m40693) HM
50 Arizona, Cochise County, Douglas — San Bernardino Ranch
Has been designated a National Historic Landmark This site possesses National significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America 1964Map (db m28301) HM
51 Arizona, Cochise County, Dragoon — Confederate Graves at Dragoon Springs
On May 5, 1862, a Confederate foraging party rounding up cattle near the abandoned Butterfield Overland Mail Station battled a group of Apaches. The soldiers were members of Company A, Governor John R. Baylor's Regiment of Arizona Rangers, under the . . . Map (db m83149) HM
52 Arizona, Cochise County, Dragoon — Dragoon Springs Stage Stop — Land of Legends — Coronado National Forest —
The San Antonio and San Diego Mail Line began service across Arizona to the Pacific coast in July, 1857. Its route included a stop here near the Dragoon spring. The San Antonio Line was commonly known as the "Jackass Mail" because mules were used . . . Map (db m76940) HM
53 Arizona, Cochise County, Dragoon — Texas Canyon Pioneer Cemetery — Final Resting Place of Texas Canyon's earliest settlers and their descendants
In 1895, seventeen-year-old William Walter Adams left Coleman County, Texas, to visit his older brother, Dave A. Adams, who was one of the first of the Adams family to settle in the Little Dragoon Mountains of Cochise County. "Will," soon decided . . . Map (db m216038) HM
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54 Arizona, Cochise County, Elfrida — Camp John A. Rucker A Military Outpost — Stood on This Site 1878 - 1880
Lt. John A. Rucker, 6th Cav. U.S.A. perished in proximity in flooded White River July 11, 1878 attempting to save life of Lt. Austin Henely Also on this site 1884-1943 ranch headquarters of Gray - Hampe - RakMap (db m42057) HM
55 Arizona, Cochise County, Elfrida — Camp Rucker and the Indian Scouts
Camp Supply served as the base for two companies of Indian Scouts: Company C commanded by 2nd Lieutenant John A. Rucker, and Company D led by 1st Lieutenant Austin Henely. Each Company included between 32 and 40 Scouts who enlisted for 6 months at a . . . Map (db m42080) HM
56 Arizona, Cochise County, Elfrida — Camp Rucker Bakery and Commissary
The Bakery was first described in Camp records in May, 1879. It was a log building with an earth roof and an adjacent guardhouse. The nearby storehouse (commissary) was a stockaded tent structure with vertical log walls and a canvas tent roof. In . . . Map (db m151079) HM
57 Arizona, Cochise County, Elfrida — Camp Rucker Timeline
June, 1876 - The Chiricahua Apache Indian Reservation is abolished. Apaches who are not relocated to other reservations are labeled renegades. Military patrols are sent throughout southeastern Arizona in search of them. March, 1878 - . . . Map (db m42087) HM
58 Arizona, Cochise County, Elfrida — Chief Cochise
. . . Map (db m37766) HM
59 Arizona, Cochise County, Elfrida — How Camp Rucker received its Name
Camp Supply became known as Camp Rucker as a result of a tragic incident that took place soon after the camp was established. On July 11, 1878, a flash flood occurred in White River Canyon (now Rucker Canyon). Lieutenants John A. . . . Map (db m151081) HM
60 Arizona, Cochise County, Elfrida — Old Camp Rucker Ranch
Camp Rucker was a ranching headquarters for over 80 years. The first owner was Michael Gray, a Justice of the Peace in Tombstone, Arizona. He moved to Camp Rucker in 1883 under the privileges of a “Squatters Claim.” Gray was strongly . . . Map (db m42077) HM
61 Arizona, Cochise County, Elfrida — Soldiers Hole
During the Chiricahua Apache Campaign (1861-1886) cavalry troops on maneuvers camped here at a permanent source of water known as Soldiers Hole. W. C. Sanderson and Ambrose Lyall struck artesian water nearby in 1883. In 1892 a . . . Map (db m28363) HM
62 Arizona, Cochise County, Gleeson — Historic Gleeson Jail — 1910 - Jail — Gleeson, Arizona —
This jail, built in 1910, replaced a tiny wooden jail which once stood nearby. Constructed entirely of reinforced concrete, it has withstood a hundred years of weather, escape attempts, vandals, neglect, and pillagers (official and otherwise): It . . . Map (db m64206) HM
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63 Arizona, Cochise County, Hereford — Lehner Mammoth Kill Site
At this location in 1952, a large bone bed was discovered containing the remains of extinct mammoth, tapir, bison and horse. Found with the bones were the weapons and tools of the Indians who had killed and butchered these animals. The bones and . . . Map (db m43633) HM
64 Arizona, Cochise County, Hereford — The Coronado Expedition, 1540-42
Spanish: En el aρo 1539, recordando aϊn el anuncio de la conquista del imperio inca que occurriσ en 1533, el virrey Antonio de Mendoza receloso pero con te a la vez, enviσ a un sacerdote para comprobar los rumres [rumores] sobre ricas . . . Map (db m28255) HM
65 Arizona, Cochise County, Huachuca City — Fort Huachuca — (1877)
Situated on the southern route to the Pacific Ocean, it brought law and order to the Arizona Territory, protecting settlers, miners, travelers and immigrants. Its troops won the surrender of Geronimo. Generals Pershing and Wood served here. As . . . Map (db m27897) HM
66 Arizona, Cochise County, Naco — Bisbee Golf Club
* USA * Work Program WPA Bisbee Golf Club Club House Erected A.D. 1936 In Cooperation With The City of Bisbee O.P. No. 65-2-81 Map (db m48576) HM
67 Arizona, Cochise County, Palominas — Mormon Battalion
. . . Map (db m150957) HM
68 Arizona, Cochise County, Pearce — John Ringo — Historic Site
The remains of this noted gunman and outlaw lie here. A teamster traveling from West Turkey Creek found the body sitting in the fork of a nearby oak tree with a bullet hole in the right temple. A coroner's jury reported the death to be suicide, . . . Map (db m28365) HM
69 Arizona, Cochise County, Pearce — Old Pearce Post Office
A Post Office was established in the Pearce Camp in 1896. At that time the Soto Bros and Chattman Store served as the first Post Office location with Thomas Chattman as the first appointed postmaster. The Post Office was later relocated to this . . . Map (db m64204) HM
70 Arizona, Cochise County, San Simon — Geronimo Surrender Monument
Near here Geronimo, last Apache Chieftain, and Nachite with their followers surrendered on Sept. 6th 1886 to General Nelson A. Miles. U. S. Army. Lieutenant Chas. B. Gatewood with Kieta and Martine Apache scouts, risked their lives to enter the camp . . . Map (db m28355) HM
71 Arizona, Cochise County, San Simon — The San Simon Rest Area - Percy Jones, Jr.
Dedicated to the Engineering Achievements of Percy Jones, Jr. 1888 – Chief locating engineer who by sheer genius personally located more miles of Arizona highways than any other person. His college training in mining and geology . . . Map (db m37899) HM
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72 Arizona, Cochise County, San Simon — The San Simon Rest Area - Percy Jones, Jr.
Dedicated to the Engineering Achievements of Percy Jones, Jr. 1888 – Chief locating engineer who by sheer genius personally located more miles of Arizona highways than any other person. His college training in mining and geology . . . Map (db m37900) HM
73 Arizona, Cochise County, Sierra Vista — "Unknown Soldiers"
In Memory of those who stood and fought, But names have been forgotten. May they rest in peace.Map (db m28252) HM
74 Arizona, Cochise County, Sierra Vista — Alvarado Hall
Built 1979 – 1980 Master Sergeant Lorenzo Alvarado 1893 – 1974 In memory of all Americans who served their country with valor and gallantry during World War I and World War II in the pursuit of freedom and liberty for . . . Map (db m49433) WM
75 Arizona, Cochise County, Sierra Vista — Apache Scout Memorial
Eyes of the Army Presented by the Huachuca Museum Society 1995 Sculpted by Dan BatesMap (db m28231) HM
76 Arizona, Cochise County, Sierra Vista — Arizona Confederate Veterans Memorial
. . . Map (db m68543) WM
77 Arizona, Cochise County, Sierra Vista — Buffalo Soldier Legacy Plaza
Dedicated 23 April 2009 Honoring the stamina, courage, and tenacity of soldiers assigned to the 9th Cavalry Regiment • 10th Cavalry Regiment • 24th Infantry Regiment • 25th Infantry Regiment • 92nd Infantry Division • 93rd Infantry . . . Map (db m28201) HM
78 Arizona, Cochise County, Sierra Vista — Carmichael Elementary School
Constructed in 1956, the William Carmichael Elementary School was the first school to be built in the new Sierra Vista School District. The school first opened its doors on September 5, 1956, with 16 classrooms for 500 children in grades . . . Map (db m83848) HM
79 Arizona, Cochise county, Sierra Vista — Carmichael General Store/U.S. Post Office — Bill's Trading Post/G & M Stronghold Steakhouse — Daisy Mae's Steakhouse —
335 North Garden Avenue Built in 1905 This is perhaps the oldest building still standing in Sierra Vista. Mr. John Reilly homesteaded the property and received the patent for the land in March of 1911. John Reilly and his wife Ellen sold . . . Map (db m27895) HM
80 Arizona, Cochise County, Sierra Vista — Carmichael House/Sierra Vista Realty — 301 North Garden Avenue — Built in 1927 —
The Carmichael House was built by William and Margaret Ziegan Carmichael on 131.05 acres. On December 11, 1911, Margaret, a single woman at the time, purchased the property from John and Ellen Reilly for $8,000. As the years passed, the Carmichael . . . Map (db m27894) HM
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81 Arizona, Cochise County, Sierra Vista — Counter Intelligence Corp Memorial
. . . Map (db m28233) WM
82 Arizona, Cochise County, Sierra Vista — Fort Huachuca
Est. 1877 National Historic LandmarkMap (db m28232) HM
83 Arizona, Cochise County, Sierra Vista — Ice Hall
Dedicated 9, July 1993 In honor of Command Sergeant Major Clovis D. Ice United States Army 1933 – 1991 CSM Ice was a pioneer in military intelligence, airborne and special forces operations. He was a principal developer of . . . Map (db m28234) HM
84 Arizona, Cochise County, Sierra Vista — La Casita Restaurant — 465 East Fry Boulevard — Built in 1937 —
This site is within the Oliver Fry 280-acre homestead, which was filed August 11, 1912; the patent (or deed) was received August 11, 1916. Erwin Fry, the second oldest of Oliver and Elizabeth Fry's ten children, became the owner of this site. In . . . Map (db m27892) HM
85 Arizona, Cochise County, Sierra Vista — Mormon Battalion — LDS Church
The Narrows Dec 12 1846 Battle of the Bulls Erected 1960Map (db m27882) HM
86 Arizona, Cochise County, Sierra Vista — Mormon Battalion Campsite
Dec. 11, 1846 Herd of Wild Horses and Bulls Erected 1960Map (db m27884) HM
87 Arizona, Cochise County, Sierra Vista — POW/MIA Monument — Missing in Action in Cochise County
Sergeant William Wheeling Co. F, 1st Calif. Inf. 18 June 1862, Apache Pass Private Henry J. Dosher Co. I, 5th Calif. Inf. 4 May 1864, Doubtful Canyon Private Daniel S. Whitley Co. L, 1st Calif. Cav. 20 June 1864, Apache . . . Map (db m36775) HM
88 Arizona, Cochise County, Sierra Vista — RC – 12G Crazyhorse
The Crazyhorse system was fielded in 1985 to meet the need for a capability to locate unique electronic emissions in Central America. It consisted of three RC – 12G airframes converted from C – 12D aircraft by Sanders Associates, . . . Map (db m29587) HM
89 Arizona, Cochise County, Sierra Vista — U. S. Army Mohawk (OV -1D)
The Mohawk is a high-performance, two-seat, observation aircraft made by the Grumman Corporation. The first model flew in 1959 and the last came off the production line in 1970. First deployed in 1962, it became the mainstay of Army aerial . . . Map (db m29588) HM
90 Arizona, Cochise County, Sierra Vista — Union Soldiers Buried in Historic Cemetery — Southern Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery
This cemetery holds the remains of 18 California Volunteers who died at Fort Lowell during the Civil War and a Civil War Veteran of the U.S. Colored Troops. Their graves are marked with a GAR star. Sgt. John C. McQuade - Co.B, 2 Calif. . . . Map (db m33745) HM
91 Arizona, Cochise County, Sierra Vista — USO Club / NCO Annex / Army Service Club — Landmark Restaurant
400 W. Fry Blvd. Built in 1942 Originally constructed as a USO Club on land purchased by the U.S. Government from Mrs. Margaret Carmichael for the sum of $1.00, this facility served military personnel during World War II. It was closed . . . Map (db m27893) HM
92 Arizona, Cochise County, Sierra Vista — Wheel of Progress
Dedicated to the Arizona Mining, Sand and Gravel Industry by E.J. Cyr on 1/1/93 History: Built in 1905 by Ingersoll Rand for the Inspiration Consolidated Copper Co. in Miami, Arizona to power a 150 ton air compressor. Antique wheel . . . Map (db m48595) HM
93 Arizona, Cochise County, St. David — Mormon Battalion — LDS Church
Camp Dec 13 1846 Capt P.C. Merrill Returned to San Pedro 1877 Erected 1960Map (db m27880) HM
94 Arizona, Cochise County, Tombstone — Allen English Home — Adobe Home Built in 1882
Born in Saginaw, Mich., in 1860, English, a law graduate, moved to Tombstone in 1880. He first worked as a miner, then became a partner in Smith & Goodrich law firm. He also served 3 terms as Cochise County District Attorney. English's . . . Map (db m131100) HM
95 Arizona, Cochise County, Tombstone — Bird Cage Theatre
This structure has been recorded by the Historic American Buildings Survey of the United States Department of the Interior for its archives at the Library of Congress.Map (db m48526) HM
96 Arizona, Cochise County, Tombstone — Boothill Graveyard
Tombstone, Arizona dates to 1877, when prospector Ed Schieffelin discovered silver and named his first mine Tombstone. By 1879, a town had sprung up in a relatively flat area nearby. Gunslingers, gamblers, prospectors, Chinese laborers, and fancy . . . Map (db m220542) HM
97 Arizona, Cochise County, Tombstone — 1 — Boothill Graveyard — 1878-1884
This Tombstone Cemetery gives mute testimony to the hardships of Western frontier life. The people buried here were housewives, painted ladies, outlaws, gamblers, miners, business men and women, blacksmiths, cowboys and those "who died with their . . . Map (db m27926) HM
98 Arizona, Cochise County, Tombstone — 18 — Campbell & Hatch Saloon and Billiard Parlor — 1881
Bob Hatch and John Campbell opened a billiard parlor in 1880. Bob Hatch was a colorful character and an amateur thespian. It was said he kept a jar of frogs on the counter as their croaking helped him predict the weather. He followed the Earps to . . . Map (db m48516) HM
99 Arizona, Cochise County, Tombstone — 14 — Can Can Restaurant — 1879
The Can Can Restaurant was established in 1879 by Quong Kee. It was one of Tombstone's best known restaurants. In 1886 it was purchased by John Henninger who turned it into a first class eating establishment. It had a number of proprietors until . . . Map (db m48513) HM
100 Arizona, Cochise County, Tombstone — City Marshall Virgil Earp
Virgil Earp was ambushed here and crippled for life as an aftermath of the OK battle-Dec 28, 1881Map (db m61873) HM

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