Arizona Historical

Arizona Historical (HM1UF1)

Location: Williamsburg, VA 23185 James City County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 13.569', W 76° 46.958'

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Quadricentennial Plaza

—Jamestown Settlement —

Capital-Phoenix

Spanish Jesuits organized missions in the area after 1700, but Spain did not establish settlements until 1775-76 with the founding of Tucson. When Mexico won its independence from Spain in 1821, the area was controlled by Mexico. Most of the area was annexed by the United States at the end of the Mexican War in 1848, and the southern portion of the territory was added by the Gadsden Purchase of 1853, forming the New Mexico Territory. The state was formed from the Arizona Territory, organized in 1863.

1539-Explored by Marcos de Niza and Francisco Vasques de Coronado for Spain 1700s-Permanently settled by Spanish missionaries 1912-Admitted to the Union as the 48th state.
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HM NumberHM1UF1
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Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 16th, 2016 at 9:03am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 341852 N 4121449
Decimal Degrees37.22615000, -76.78263333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 13.569', W 76° 46.958'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 13' 34.14" N, 76° 46' 57.48" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)757, 202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2206 Colonial Pkwy, Williamsburg VA 23185, US
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