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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMDKX_site-of-goldwater-brothers-mercantile_Prescott-AZ.html
The Goldwater Brothers, Morris and Michael, arrived in Arizona from California in 1876. They opened one of the area's first general merchandising stores on the southeast corner of Cortez and Goodwin (where City Hall is now located). Three years la…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMDKW_the-mulvenon-building_Prescott-AZ.html
Completed in August 1901, the Mulvenon Building was one of the first buildings constructed after the fire of 1900. It replaced a one-story wood-frame saloon building which was destroyed in the fire. Built by William J. Mulvenon, who arrived in Pre…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMDDD_prescott_Prescott-AZ.html
Founded 1864 on Granite Creek, early source of placer gold. Former territorial capital of Arizona. Now a center for ranching, mining, health, especially asthma relief. Located here on site of old Ft. Whipple is Whipple Veterans Hospital. Seat of F…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMDDC_ruffner-plaza-stables_Prescott-AZ.html
The Ruffner Plaza Stables were built on this lot purchased from Frank Murphy for $3,600. In May 1898, a local newspaper reported that it was "one of the most substantial as well as ornamental improvements which has been put up for several years. …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMDDB_head-hotel_Prescott-AZ.html
Colonel C. P. Head was in the hardware business in Prescott by about 1866. By 1875, Colonel Head was involved in several businesses including hardware, lumber and a hotel. He served in the territorial House of Representatives from Yavapai County f…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMDDA_the-bank-of-arizona-and-the-electric-buildings_Prescott-AZ.html
A bank was an important asset to a new and growing community. Chartered by Solomon Lewis and M. W. Kales in 1877, the Bank of Arizona was the first business in the Arizona Territory devoted exclusively to banking. The partners built a two-story st…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMDD8_bashford-block_Prescott-AZ.html
Originally this was the site of A.G. Dunn's Butcher Shop, which provided fresh locally grown beef from Dunn's ranch. This was followed by Hubbard's drug store which was later owned by W.W.Ross. The drug store was purchased by Harry Brisley in 1899…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMCGF_oatman-arizona_Oatman-AZ.html
Oatman was founded about 1908. By 1931,the areas mines which had produced over1.8 million ounces of gold. By the mid 1930's,the boom was over and in 1942 the last remaining mines were closed as nonessential to the war effort. Burros first came to …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMCDS_hotel-vendome_Prescott-AZ.html
The Hotel Vendome, referred to in a contemporary newspaper article as an "apartment house", was built on South Cortez Street in 1917 by J. B. Jones. An article in Yavapai Magazine in November 1917 refers to it as the "Hotel Vendome" and states "it…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMCDR_the-international-society-of-arboriculture-and-the-national-arborist-association_Prescott-AZ.html
The International Society of Arboriculture and the National Arborist Association jointly recognize this significant tree in this bicentennial year as having lived here during the American Revolutionary Period. 1776 1976. [Added brass plate:]"Ar…