“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

Clickable Map of Coconino 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> Coconino County, AZ (223) Gila County, AZ (41) Mohave County, AZ (100) Navajo County, AZ (119) Yavapai County, AZ (148) Kane County, UT (118) San Juan County, UT (47)  CoconinoCounty(223) Coconino County (223)  GilaCounty(41) Gila County (41)  MohaveCounty(100) Mohave County (100)  NavajoCounty(119) Navajo County (119)  YavapaiCounty(148) Yavapai County (148)  KaneCountyUtah(118) Kane County (118)  SanJuanCounty(47) San Juan County (47)
Flagstaff is the county seat for Coconino County
Grand Canyon Village is in Coconino County
      Coconino County (223)  
      Gila County (41)  
      Mohave County (100)  
      Navajo County (119)  
      Yavapai County (148)  
      Kane County, Utah (118)  
      San Juan County, Utah (47)  
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1Arizona (Coconino County), Grand Canyon Village — Ancient IllusionGrand Canyon
Mary Colter's Desert View Watchtower creates an illusion of age. Concealed within the tower is an entirely different reality. Workers built a concrete and steel reinforced superstructure and then applied a veneer of native stone. The weathered . . . Map (db m169439) HM
2Arizona (Coconino County), Grand Canyon Village — El Tovar
. . . Map (db m195833) HM
3Arizona (Coconino County), Grand Canyon Village — El Tovar Hotel
The Santa Fe is going to build the most expensive hotel … at the Grand Canyon … the idea of the architect is to bring the building into harmony with the wonderful scenery of the canyon rather than to put a blot upon its beauty by the . . . Map (db m195830) HM
4Arizona (Coconino County), Grand Canyon Village — Grand Canyon Village
A rich architectural history awaits as you explore Grand Canyon Village. Eclectic in nature, the village is a mix of early pioneer, Santa Fe Railroad, and National Park Service structures. Entrepreneurial-pioneers started building here in the early . . . Map (db m95934) HM
5Arizona (Coconino County), Grand Canyon Village — Hermit's Rest
. . . Map (db m195835) HM
6Arizona (Coconino County), Grand Canyon Village — Rest House
Your visit and rest here is part of a long tradition started in 1914 with the opening of Hermits Rest. After an 8-mile (13 km) buggy ride, you would be greeted by the resident caretaker and offered a refreshing drink to clear the dust from your . . . Map (db m108881) HM
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7Arizona (Coconino County), Grand Canyon Village — Spanish Discovery
Near here in late summer of 1540, soldiers from the Spanish expedition of Francisco Vasquez de Coronado became the first Europeans to see Grand Canyon. After journeying for six months, Coronado's army arrived at the Hopi mesas, east of Grand . . . Map (db m125895) HM
8Arizona (Coconino County), Grand Canyon Village — Stephen Tyng Mather — July 4, 1867 — Jan. 22, 1930 —
He laid the foundation of the National Park Service, defining and establishing the policies under which its areas shall be developed and conserved unimpaired for future generations. There will never come an end to the good that he has done.Map (db m169438) HM
9Arizona (Coconino County), Grand Canyon Village — Tragedy RememberedGrand Canyon
Catastrophe can happen even in spectacular beauty. When technological achievements and human actions fail, disasters may happen. On June 30, 1956, a United Airlines DC-7 and a TWA Super Constellation maneuvered around towering cumulus clouds on . . . Map (db m124533) HM
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Oct. 4, 2022