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Becker Butte Lookout Marker is marker on the left image, Touch for more information
By Bill Kirchner, September 25, 2010
Becker Butte Lookout Marker is marker on the left
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 (Pinal County), Globe — The Hanging Tree Dedicated to Gila County Law Enforcement Protect and Serve
From a Sycamore near this spot, L.V. Grime and C.B. Hawley were lynched on Aug. 24, 1882 for the hold up – murder of Andrew Hall, Wells Fargo Packer, and Dr. S.T. Vail. The culprits had a fair hearing before JP Allen on Wednesday eve, and at 2 . . . — Map (db m34116) HM

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