Presidio Wall Camino Real

Presidio Wall Camino Real (HMHKL)

Location: Tucson, AZ 85701 Pima County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 13.335', W 110° 58.5'

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Near this site was the southwest corner of the adobe wall that surrounded the Spanish Presidio, an enclosure of 11 ? acres which included most of the present city - county governmental complex and the Art Museum block. Tucson was the largest fort in a chain of Spanish frontier posts extending from the Gulf of Mexico to the Gulf of California., designed to protect the northern border of New Spain. Main Street, originally the "Camino Real," paralleled the west side of the presidio and linked Tucson with Spanish settlements from Mexico to California.

Spanish translation
Muro Presidial y Camino Real
Cerca de este sitio establa la esquina suroeste del muro del presidio espa?ol, encerrando una superficie de casi cinco hectareas, incluyendo hoy la mayor parte de las cuadras del gobierno regional y del Museo del Arte. Tucs?n era el fuerte m grande de una gardena de puntos fronterizos espa?oles extendiendo del Golfo de M?xico al Golfo de California para guardar la frontera norte?a de la Nueva Espa?a. La Calle Main, antes el Camino Real, corriendo al lado oeste del presidio, enlaz? Tusc?n con poblaciones espa?olas desde M?xico a California.
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HM NumberHMHKL
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Year Placed1981
Placed ByTucson-Pima County Historical Commission and Arizona Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 1:57am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 502355 N 3565071
Decimal Degrees32.22225000, -110.97500000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 13.335', W 110° 58.5'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 13' 20.10" N, 110° 58' 30.00" W
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Area Code(s)520
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 126 W Pennington St, Tucson AZ 85701, US
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