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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMEZW_u-s-army-of-the-west-mormon-battalion_Yuma-AZ.html
Longest Sustained March in U.S. Military History, 1846-1847.Between 1846 and 1848, the United States and Mexico went to war. One of the major directives of the United States during this war was to secure its western border and to occupy California…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMEIE_john-towhey_Prescott-AZ.html
Stone Marker:14 Inf. N.Y.John TowheyWoundedHere1861Plaque Attached to Stone:— January 1970 —This stone with inscription of incident was originally located on the Yavapai Indian Reservation approximately 1000 yards northwest of this sit…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMEB5_citizens-cemetery_Prescott-AZ.html
Citizens Cemetery was founded in early June 1864 with the burial of Colorado legislature Joel Woods. Established on public land east of Prescott and southwest of Fort Whipple, the cemetery has been known at various times as "Town Cemetery", "City …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMEA0_knights-of-pythias-building_Prescott-AZ.html
With the exception of the Courthouse, the Knights of Pythias Building, also known as the Tilton Building, has always been the tallest building on the Plaza at 46 feet. It was dedicated on November 27, 1895, and is one of the few buildings that sur…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HME9E_sacred-heart-catholic-church-and-rectory_Prescott-AZ.html
In the fall of 1878 the Sisters of St. Joseph came to Prescott. Money was raised in the community for a hospital to be run by the sisters and by 1881 the hospital had been completed on North Marina Street. In June of 1891 construction was started …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMDYP_solon-hannibal-borglum-americas-first-cowboy-sculptor_Prescott-AZ.html
This free-spirited Son of the West, sensitive to the changing era in which he lived, portrayed the western epic in marble and bronze. Our "Bucky O'Neill" monumental bronze is among his greatest works, and is acclaimed by art critics as one of the …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMDYO_whiskey-row_Prescott-AZ.html
By the early 1870s a full block of saloons, gambling halls and hotels made this the wildest part of town. Some of the saloons brewed their own beer and most drinks sold for 12½ (cents) each. On July 14, 1900 a disastrous fire swept the Row an…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMDYN_the-palace-saloon_Prescott-AZ.html
The exact age of Prescott's Palace Saloon is something of a puzzle. The first reliable documentation is an item from the September 21, 1877 Arizona Weekly Miner: "Mess'rs Shaw and Standefer have fitted up the Palace Saloon in the most superb style…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMDYL_city-park-and-ballfield_Prescott-AZ.html
Since 1908, the area of Prescott now known as Ken Lindley Field has been used as a public park and ballfield. The land was deeded to the City of Prescott by Charles T. and Ada M. Joslin in 1922. As Mrs. Joslin requested, the City later donated par…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMDPN_the-carnegie-library_Prescott-AZ.html
Prescott's first library consisted of over 300 volumes brought to the Territory in 1864 by Secretary of State Richard C. McCormick. In 1870, a group of local women opened a reading room with 263 books collected from local citizens and out-of-town …