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Coles Bashford arrived in Prescott in 1864 and was the first President of the Territorial Legislature. In 1874, Coles, his brother Levi, and son William formed a partnership with Robert Burmister. The Bashford-Burmister Company became one of the l…
Prescott, Yavapai County Seat, founded 1864 on Granite Creek, source of Placer gold. Named for William Hickling Prescott, Historian, first Gov. JN. N. Goodwin, Appointee of Abraham Lincoln. Established first territorial capital of Arizona here. At…
Prescott's first railroad arrived on December 31, 1886. The current depot was built by the Santa Fe, Prescott and Phoenix Railway, also known as the "Peavine", in 1907. Designed in the Mission Revival style of poured concrete with a barrel tile ro…
The courthouse you see today, constructed in 1916 and listed in the National Register of Historic Places, is not th original one on this site. The first courthouse construted on the Plaza, one of two city blocks set aside in 1864 for government us…
A modern civil engineering wonder of the United States
One of seven selected by the American Society of Civil Engineers1955
[Marker Front:]This ground was the locationof theFirst Municipal Airportin theUnited StatesThe Tucson City Council approved thefinancing for the airport, July 21, 1919 andthe City of Tucson in cooperationwith the Tucson Chamber of Commerceestablis…
Established between 1899 & 1904. Existed until 1924. Overall dimensions 12' x 40', consisting of station and sleeping rooms. A breezeway separated rooms from main building.
This was a stage stop between Ehrenberg and Wickenburg and points east. Travelers in the 1870's and 80's made their first stop here on eastward journeys from the Colorado River. "No grass, but good water," an early desert guide indicated accommoda…
On August 9, 2002While protecting visitors from harm,United States Park RangerKris EggleWas slain in the line of duty.
His service and sacrificeTo the National Park ServiceAnd the people of this countryWill never be forgotten.
This is a Papago word meaning, mountain shaped like a carrying basket.
Discovery of a pocket of gold and silver ore led to a fabulous boom development here in 1883.
The desert has reclaimed the original site and its suburbs of Logan City, Ne…