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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Tucson, Arizona

 
Clickable Map of Pima County, Arizona and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Pima County, AZ (308) Cochise County, AZ (135) Graham County, AZ (16) Maricopa County, AZ (208) Pinal County, AZ (105) Santa Cruz County, AZ (26) Yuma County, AZ (60)  PimaCounty(308) Pima County (308)  CochiseCounty(135) Cochise County (135)  GrahamCounty(16) Graham County (16)  MaricopaCounty(208) Maricopa County (208)  PinalCounty(105) Pinal County (105)  SantaCruzCounty(26) Santa Cruz County (26)  YumaCounty(60) Yuma County (60)
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1Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Aero Spacelines B-377SG
Aero Spacelines B-377SG Super Guppy Cargo Transport 1965-1995 On loan from NASAMap (db m185803) HM
2Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Agua Caliente Ranch and Hot Springs
Agua Caliente Ranch In 1873, Peter B. Bain filed the first formal claim to the land surrounding Agua Caliente Spring. Bain and a partner, Marion T. Beckwith, began a dairy cattle operation by bringing cows north from Sonora. Bain built a house, . . . Map (db m34592) HM
3Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Airmen Memorial Bridge
On November 30, 1944, at 7:40 A.M. 18 airmen from Davis-Monthan Army Air Field died following a mid-air collision between two B-24 Liberator Bombers over the Pantano Wash. This bridge is dedicated to those brave men who lost their lives while on a . . . Map (db m100761) HM WM
4Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Alameda StreetCalle de las Milpas — Cemetery Street —
Named Calle de las Milpas ("Road Which Leads to the Corn Fields") during Tucson’s Spanish period; the street linked the presidio with adjacent agricultural fields. Renamed Cemetery Street in the mid-1800s, the street was the main thoroughfare . . . Map (db m83008) HM
5Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Alameda StreetCalle de las Milpas — Cemetery Street —
Named Calle de las Milpas ("Road Which Leads to the Corn Fields") during Tucson’s Spanish period; the street linked the presidio with adjacent agricultural fields. Renamed Cemetery Street in the mid-1800s, the street was the main thoroughfare . . . Map (db m83009) HM
6Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Allande FootbridgeHistoric Site
Memorial to Pedro Allande, first resident commander of the Royal Presidio of Tucson and energetic captain of the Mexican Dragoons, regular Spanish army. Near this site he was wounded severely in his right leg during the attack of May 1, 1782, by 600 . . . Map (db m82943) HM
7Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Arizona's First Public School
On November 18, 1867, the Pima County Board of Supervisors created Tucson School District 1. An old adobe building at this location was refitted for classes. Desks and benches were built, new windows were installed in the 25' x 40' classroom, and . . . Map (db m83010) HM
8Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — August 20th Park
This park is a memorial to the founding of Tucson. On August 20, 1775, Lt. Col. Don Hugo Oconor, Commandant Inspector of the Frontier Provinces of New Spain, in the company of Fr. Francisco Garces and Lt. Juan Carmona officially established the . . . Map (db m83011) HM
9Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Avro AEW.Mk.2
Avro AEW.Mk.2 Shackleton Airborne Early Warning 1951-1991 Donated by Air AtlantiqueMap (db m185749) HM
10Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Beechcraft AT-7
Beechcraft AT-7 Navigator Navigation Trainer 1941-1948Map (db m185818) HM
11Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Beechcraft Model 2000A
Beechcraft Model 2000A Starship Transport 1989-PresentMap (db m185676) HM
12Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Beechcraft UC-45J
Beechcraft UC-45J Expeditor Transport 1943-1965 On loan from the National Naval Aviation MuseumMap (db m185685) HM
13Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Beechcraft UC-45J
Beechcraft UC-45J Expeditor Transport 1942-1976 On loan from the National Museum of the United States Air ForceMap (db m185821) HM
14Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Bell HTL-7 Sioux
Bell HTL-7 Sioux Training 1958-1966 On loan from the National Museum of Naval AviationMap (db m189601) HM
15Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Bell OH-58A Kiowa
Bell OH-58A Kiowa Light Observation 1967 - 2007 On Loan From U.S. ArmyMap (db m189592) HM
16Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Bell UH-1H Iroquois (Huey)
Bell UH-1H Iroquois (Huey) Medevac 1961 - 2016 On Loan From the United States Army Aviation MuseumMap (db m189593) HM
17Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Bicentennial Moon Tree
This seedling was grown from the very seeds that journeyed to the moon and back on board Apollo 14. It symbolizes the major role forests played in developing our American Heritage and the vital role forests have in our future. This planting made . . . Map (db m83012) HM
18Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Boeing 737-300
Boeing 737-300 Airliner 1984-1999Map (db m185894) HM
19Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner
Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner Prototype Airliner 2009-present Donated by the Boeing CompanyMap (db m186136) HM
20Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Boeing B-52D Stratofortress Bomber
Boeing B-52D Stratofortress Bomber 1956-1983 On Loan From the National Museum of the United States Air ForceMap (db m189526) HM
21Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Boeing B-52G Stratofortress
Boeing B-52G Stratofortress Bomber 1959-1994 On loan from the National Museum of the United States Air ForceMap (db m186141) HM
22Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Boeing C-97G
Boeing C-97G Stratofreighter Transport 1945 - 1978 On loan from the National Museum of The United States Air ForceMap (db m185736) HM
23Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Boeing EB-47E
Boeing EB-47E Stratojet Electronic Warfare 1947-1964 On loan from the National Museum of the United States Air ForceMap (db m185746) HM
24Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Boeing EC-135J
Boeing EC-135J Stratotanker Airborne Command Post 1965-1992 On loan from the National Museum of the United States Air ForceMap (db m185742) HM
25Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Boeing KB-50 J
Boeing KB-50 J Superfortress Aerial Tanker 1947-1968 On loan from the National Museum of the United States Air ForceMap (db m185741) HM
26Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Boeing KC-97G
Boeing KC-97G Stratofreighter Aerial Tanker 1950-1978 On loan from the National Museum of the United States Air ForceMap (db m185740) HM
27Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — 282 — Boeing VC-137B
Boeing VC-137B VIP Transport "Freedom One" Delivered to the USAF on May 31, 1959 On loan from the U.S. Air Force MuseumMap (db m185813) HM
28Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Boeing Vertol CH-46E Sea Knight
Boeing Vertol CH-46E Sea Knight Transport 1962-2015 On Loan From the National Museum of the Marine CorpsMap (db m189666) HM
29Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — British Aerospace AV-8C
British Aerospace AV-8C Harrier Ground Attack 1971-1987 On loan from the National Naval Aviation MuseumMap (db m186077) HM
30Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — British Aerospace FA2
British Aerospace FA2 Sea Harrier Strike Fighter 1993-2006Map (db m186074) HM
31Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — British Aerospace GR.5
British Aerospace GR.5 Harrier II Strike Aircraft 1987 - 2010Map (db m186072) HM
32Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Broadway BoulevardCamp Street
In 1862, Union soldiers took possession of a former Confederate camp located in what is now Armory Park neighborhood. The camp, originally named Military Plaza, was reactivated in 1866 as Camp Lowell. During its occupation, soldiers traveled between . . . Map (db m69704) HM
33Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Budd RB-1
Budd RB-1 Conestoga Transport 1944-1945 Donated by Ned RobinsonMap (db m185640) HM
34Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — C-121A "Columbine 1"
. . . Map (db m185806) HM
35Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Camp Lowell 1866-1873
Camp Lowell was established at this location in 1866 by the U.S. Army in recognition of the strategic military importance of Tucson. The local populace was fearful of Apaches, and the camp provided military protection as well as bringing financial . . . Map (db m83013) HM
36Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Cannon-Douglass ResidenceHistoric Site
Dr. William Austin Cannon had this house built during 1904-1905. He was the first resident botanist with the Carnegie Desert Laboratory in 1902, and worked there until 1926. Dr. Cannon sold the house in 1913 to Dr. Andrew Ellicott Douglass, an . . . Map (db m83014) HM
37Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Carlos Ygnacio Velasco House
This house dating from the 1870s was purchased by Carlos and Beatriz Velasco in 1878. In the same year, Velasco began publication of the newspaper "El Fronterizo," which continued until his death in 1914. This building was the office and print . . . Map (db m150194) HM
38Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Carrillo Intermediate School
Carrillo School was named for the prominent Tucson businessman, Leopoldo Carrillo. During the 1880's, the site contained the Carrillo Gardens, the city's first park with eight acres of spring-fed artificial lakes, gardens and a recreational center. . . . Map (db m83016) HM
39Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Catalina Federal Honor CampGordon Hirabayashi Recreation Site
Why Put A Prison On A Mountain? Honor Camp prisoners built the Mt. Lemmon Highway In the early 20th century, the only road to Mt. Lemmon began at the town of Oracle and snaked up the north face of the mountain. Construction . . . Map (db m83017) HM
40Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Cattle TankHistorical Gardens
You can still see part of the cattle tank that was installed in 1938. It sat on a concrete base and was used every summer as a swimming pool before the water was released to irrigate the surrounding gardens. The Porters had their own well, as did . . . Map (db m84176) HM
41Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Cavalry Barracks and Band Barracks
From here west to the intersection of Craycroft and Fort Lowell Roads stood 2 cavalry barracks, 20 by 145 feet, and 1 band barracks, 20 by 92 feet. The 21 troops of the 2nd, 4th, 5th, and 6th cavalry regiments lived here. The band barracks housed . . . Map (db m100691) HM
42Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Cessna U-3A (310)
Cessna U-3A Blue Canoe Utility Transport 1957-1980 On loan from the National Museum of the United States Air ForceMap (db m185639) HM
43Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Chapel of San Pedro at Fort Lowell
A tiny chapel, built here in 1915, served the Barriada del Rillito, a community now called El Fuerte. The fifteen immigrant Mexican families of this village gathered outside under mesquite trees to hear Mass. In 1917, Señora Josefa de Mule donated . . . Map (db m83018) HM
44Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Charles O. Brown HouseHistoric Site
A small adobe house stood on the south side of this lot when it was purchased by Charlie Brown in 1868. Brown, a pre-Civil War settler and prominent citizen, built the Congress Hall Saloon, the town's most popular gaming place and meeting hall. . . . Map (db m83022) HM
45Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Commemorating the Raising of the First American Flag within the Walled City of Tucson
Commemorating the raising of the First American Flag within the Walled City of Tucson Dec 16, 1846Map (db m74174) HM
46Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Congress StreetCalle de la Alegria
Originally named “Street of Joy” during Tucson’s Spanish period. In 1869, its name changed to Congress Street, derived from Charles O. Brown’s Congress Hall Saloon. In 1867, Arizona’s territorial capital was moved to Tucson and Brown’s . . . Map (db m69810) HM
47Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Congress StreetCalle de la Alegria
Originally named “Street of Joy” during Tucson’s Spanish period. In 1869, its name changed to Congress Street, derived from Charles O. Brown’s Congress Hall Saloon. In 1867, Arizona’s territorial capital was moved to Tucson, and Brown’s . . . Map (db m70187) HM
48Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Congress StreetCalle de la Alegria
Originally named “Street of Joy” during Tucson’s Spanish period. In 1869, its name changed to Congress Street, derived from Charles O. Brown’s Congress Hall Saloon. In 1867, Arizona’s territorial capital was moved to Tucson, and Brown’s . . . Map (db m70191) HM
49Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Convair B-36J Peacemaker
Convair B-36J Peacemaker Strategic Bomber 1947-1959 On loan from the National Museum of the United States Air ForceMap (db m186158) HM
50Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Convair B-58A Hustler
Convair B-58A Hustler Bomber 1959-1970 On Loan From USAF MuseumMap (db m189550) HM
51Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Convair C-131 (R4Y-1)
Convair C-131 (R4Y-1) Samaritan Transport 1952 - 1990Map (db m185692) HM
52Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Convair F-102A
Convair F-102A Delta Dagger Interceptor 1956-1976 On Loan From the National Museum of the United States Air ForceMap (db m185873) HM
53Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Convair T-29B
Convair T-29B Flying Classroom Navigation Trainer 1950-1975Map (db m185687) HM
54Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Convent Street
Named in 1869 for the convent located adjacent to San Augustín Cathedral. When the seven Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet finally arrived in 1870, they opened the city’s first parochial school for girls next to San Augustín. Three years later . . . Map (db m69589) HM
55Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Convent Street
Named in 1869 for the convent located adjacent to San Augustín Cathedral. When the seven Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet finally arrived in 1870, they opened the city’s first parochial school for girls next to San Augustín. Three years later . . . Map (db m186122) HM
56Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Convent Street
Named in 1869 for the convent located adjacent to San Augustín Cathedral. When the seven Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet finally arrived in 1870, they opened the city’s first parochial school for girls next to San Augustín. Three years later . . . Map (db m186125) HM
57Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — 1991 — Coronado Hotel
1928 — Built by the T.C. Triplett Company for Harold M. Brooks as a 46-room hotel. 1928-1974 — Remained in operation as an active hotel. 1982 — Listed on the National Register of Historic Places. 1991 — . . . Map (db m27078) HM
58Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Corral Street
Named in the late 1860s for the location of the U.S. quartermaster’s corral where Camp Lowell’s military horses were held. The corral was located west of Camp Lowell near South Scott Avenue.Map (db m69623) HM
59Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Cottonwood Lane
Planted shortly after Fort Lowell was established in 1873. The trees were irrigated by acequias or open ditches with water diverted from Pantano Wash. The beautiful shade trees made Fort Lowell an oasis in an otherwise barren area. After the fort . . . Map (db m26197) HM
60Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Council StreetMiltenberg Street
Although they share the same alignment, during Arizona's Territorial period, Council Street and Miltenberg Street were divided by Stone Avenue. The alignment between Stone Avenue and Meyer Street was named Council Street, in reference to Tucson's . . . Map (db m69635) HM
61Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Court Street
In 1856, Tucson’s presidio walls made navigating the local streets difficult. In an effort to circumvent the walls and avoid having to re-enter the presidio through the main gate, a section of the south wall was opened and Court Street was . . . Map (db m69632) HM
62Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Cushing Street
Named in 1872 for First Lieutenant Howard B. Cushing (b.1838- d.1871). During his early military career, Cushing participated in many notable Civil War battles, including Shiloh, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg and Hatcher’s Run. In 1871, while in . . . Map (db m69562) HM
63Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Dassault Étendard IVM
Dassault Étendard IVM Naval Strike Fighter 1958-1987Map (db m186140) HM
64Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Dassault Mystère IV A Fighter-Bomber
Dassault Mystère IV A Fighter-Bomber 1952-1982 On Loan From the National Museum of the United States Air ForceMap (db m189529) HM
65Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Dassault-Breguet Dornier Alpha Jet A
Dassault-Breguet Dornier Alpha Jet A Strike Fighter 1974 - 2000Map (db m189524) HM
66Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — DeGrazia Gallery In the Sun
DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places October 12, 2006 by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m29479) HM
67Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Desert Homes
Safford Freeman and his family settled in this area in the early 1930s after applying for a patent under the Homestead Act. They were granted 640 acres to farm, graze, or mine. Here Mr. Freeman constructed a three room adobe home, along with several . . . Map (db m83024) HM
68Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Desert Laboratory
. . . Map (db m63672) HM
69Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Desert LifeSaguaro National Park
The Sonoran Desert can be described as a “desert jungle” because more than 200 species of animals and 600 species of plants live here. Saguaros---with their branching arms and accordion-like pleats—dominate this scene. Intermixed . . . Map (db m83147) HM
70Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Does This Garden Seem Lush and Cool?Historical Gardens
The Historical Gardens show a gardening style that was popular in Tucson from the 1880s through the 1940s. The landscape choices of those days aimed for a green retreat from the desert and helped keep homes cooler in the decades before . . . Map (db m84175) HM
71Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Douglas A4D Skyhawk
Douglas A4D Skyhawk Attack Bomber 1954- Present On Loan From the National Museum of Naval AviationMap (db m189868) HM
72Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Douglas AIR-2A Genie
Douglas AIR-2A Genie Nuclear Air-To-Air Missile 1957-1985 On loan from the National Museum of the United States Air ForceMap (db m186059) HM
73Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Douglas B-26K
Douglas B-26K Counter Invader Attack Bomber 1964 - 1969 On loan from the National Museum of the United States Air ForceMap (db m185680) HM
74Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Douglas C-117D (R4D-8)
Douglas C-117D (R4D-8) Super Gooneybird Transport 1951 - 1982 On loan from the National Naval Aviation MuseumMap (db m185726) HM
75Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Douglas C-124 Globemaster
Douglas C-124 Globemaster Transport 1950-1975 On loan from the U.S. Air Force Museum C-Means Cargo TransportMap (db m185733) HM
76Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Douglas C-133B
Douglas C-133B Cargomaster Transport 1957-1974 On loan from The National Museum of the United States Air ForceMap (db m185695) HM
77Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Douglas C-54D
Douglas C-54D Skymaster Transport 1942-1975 On loan from the National Museum of the United States Air Force 2nd Plaque Douglas C-54D This aircraft served in the Berlin Airlift in 1949 and is painted as such (despite . . . Map (db m185679) HM
78Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Douglas C-9B
Douglas C-9B Skytrain II Transport 1967-2005 On loan from National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationMap (db m185809) HM
79Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Douglas EA-IF
Douglas EA-IF Skyraider 1955-1968 On loan from the National Museum of Naval AviationMap (db m185744) HM
80Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Douglas VC-118A
Douglas VC-118A Liftmaster V.I.P. Transport 1961- Present On loan from the National Museum of the United States Air ForceMap (db m185817) HM
81Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Douglas WB-66D Destroyer
Douglas WB-66D Destroyer Weather Reconnaissance 1957-1970 On loan from the National Museum of the United States Air ForceMap (db m189551) HM
82Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Douglas YEA-3A Skywarrior
Douglas YEA-3A Skywarrior Electronic Warfare 1956-1991 On loan from the National Naval Aviation MuseumMap (db m189557) HM
83Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Edward Nye Fish House
E.N. Fish came to Arizona as an enterprising merchant in 1865. Three years later he built this adobe house which served as the family residence for the next half century. Fish developed many successful businesses and his wife Maria was prominent in . . . Map (db m83026) HM
84Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — El Conquistador Water Tower
Constructed in 1928, the tower is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and has been designated as a Tucson Landmark. The tower's Spanish colonial revival sheathing was designed by Tucson architect Roy Place and added in 1932. . . . Map (db m26288) HM
85Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — El Parque de Orlando y Diego Mendoza
English In 1981, two young brothers, Orlando and Diego Mendoza, died when a drunk driver ran a stop sign at this intersection hitting the car in which the two children were riding. Orlando was 2 years old; Diego was 17 months. The . . . Map (db m83027) HM
86Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — El Paso & Southwestern Depot and Park
The El Paso and Southwestern Railroad, originally owned by the Phelps Dodge Company, was extended from El Paso into Tucson in the fall of 1912. The handsome depot of classical design, featuring a large rotunda with a stained glass dome, was . . . Map (db m83028) HM
87Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — El Tiradito(The Wishing Shrine)
This is the only shrine in the United States dedicated to the soul of a sinner buried in unconsecrated ground. It is affectionately called "El Tiradito"- the castaway. The many legends about its origin all involve a tragic triangle love affair in . . . Map (db m83030) HM
88Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — English Electric F.53 Lightning
English Electric F.53 Lightning Fighter/Bomber 1967-1986 Pima Air & Space MuseumMap (db m189525) HM
89Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Epes RandolphAugust 16, 1856 – August 22, 1921
[ Four markers are mounted on the four sides around the base of the monument. ] Side A: Southern Pacific Railroad Map Epes commanded the "Randolph Lines" that connected Phoenix and southern Arizona's outlying communities . . . Map (db m38936) HM
90Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Eusebio Francisco Kino, S. J.1645-1711
. . . Map (db m27077) HM
91Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Exchange at the PresidioThe Mormon Battalion Enters Tucson, 16 December 1846
Near this site on December 16 – 17, 1846, the U.S. 101st Infantry ("Mormon") Battalion under the command of Colonel Philip St. George Cooke peacefully occupied the Presidio San Agustin del Tucson. Organized in Council Bluffs, Iowa, to . . . Map (db m73983) HM
92Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Fairchild C-123B
Fairchild C-123B Provider Transport 1953-present On loan from the U.S. Air Force MuseumMap (db m185727) HM
93Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Fairey AEW.3
Fairey AEW.3 Gannet Airborne Radar 1960-1978Map (db m185743) HM
94Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — First Municipal Airport in the United StatesArizona Historic Site
[Marker Front:] This ground was the location of the First Municipal Airport in the United States The Tucson City Council approved the financing for the airport, July 21, 1919 and the City of Tucson in cooperation . . . Map (db m8432) HM
95Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Fokker C-31A
Fokker C-31A Troopship Cargo/Jump Plane 1985 - PresentMap (db m185802) HM
96Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Folland T. Mk. 1 Gnat
Folland T. Mk. 1 Gnat Trainer 1960-1978Map (db m189523) HM
97Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Fort Lowell
The military post, established in 1862 near downtown Tucson, was moved to this location in 1873. One of many active forts on the Arizona frontier, Lowell served also as a major supply depot, influencing the economy and social life of the . . . Map (db m83031) HM
98Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Fort Lowell
Largest of the early Arizona military installations this was the supply base for military posts in southern Arizona during the long warfare against the Apaches. Built in 1873, it was Gen. Nelson A. Miles' headquarters in the final campaign against . . . Map (db m83032) HM
99Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Fort Lowell1873 – 1891
Has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior December 13, 1978 Map (db m100686) HM
100Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Fort Lowell 1873-1891 / Post Hospital
The army originally established Camp Lowell in 1866 on the outskirts of Tucson. Because of unsanitary conditions there, in 1873 the army moved the post here, 7 miles northeast of Tucson. Fort Lowell, so designated in 1879, boasted four companies of . . . Map (db m100687) HM

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