Category Archives: Tucson

PART TWOTucson: The Old Pueblo Got a Modern Makeover The economy improved as Tucson entered the Twentieth Century, and despite the financial Panic of 1907, city leaders embarked upon a cleanup campaign that involved a new wave of building, further … Continue reading

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PART ONETucson: Remote Outpost of Western Civilization To police Piman speakers after their rebellion and protect their villages in the northern Santa Cruz valley from Apache raids, in 1775 the Spanish government established a presidio near the village of Tucson, … Continue reading

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