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Gila County Historical Museum


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Gila County Historical Museum was once used as a rescue station for the old Dominion Mine from 1914 until the 1960s. The museum houses many collections and Indian artifacts dating back to 1125 A.D., as well as many articles of period furniture, an exhibit dedicated to ranching and the early-day cowboy and many photographic exhibits. The museum is operated by the Gila County Historical Society.


Hours: Monday through Friday, 10 am to 4 pm; Saturday, 11 am to 3 pm.
Address: 1330 N Broad St
Phone: 520-425-7385

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Old Gila County Jail

When Gila County moved its offices into the then new county courthouse in March, 1907, the county jail was housed in the rear of the ground floor. Shortly thereafter, it was apparent that the jail within the courthouse was insufficient to meet the needs of the county. On January 5, 1909

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Besh-Ba-Gowah Archaeological Park

Besh-Ba-Gowah is an ancient ruin unlike the others. Here you are encouraged to walk within the rooms of this 700 year old pueblo, climb ladders into the upper stories, and see the utensils, pottery and furbishings that were a part of life in pre-Columbian times.

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Historic Buildings Tour

Every year thousands of visitors descend on the small community of Globe-Miami for the Historic Home Tour held every February. Globe-Miami lies just 60 minutes east of Phoenix and 90 minutes north of Tucson at the junction of Hwy. 77 & Hwy 60 and is nestled among the low desert mountains.

Globe, AZ Historic Districts


The Eder House

This Colonial Revival home was built in 1905 of unbaked adobe and has a hip roof and a full-width veranda. It was originally an 868 sq. ft. duplex with an outhouse in the back. The shake shingle roof was covered with sheets of corrugated metal, and newspapers dated 1938

Globe, AZ Historic Homes

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