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Globe, Arizona

  • Oddfellows Building

    he Independent Order of Oddfellows Globe Lodge No. 6 was chartered in 1885. The brothers in good standing were the managers and other big-shots at the Old Dominion Mine. This restricted membership did...
    Oddfellows Building
  • Gila Bank Building

    Built in 1909, the arching 22 ft. windows are a hallmark of Adler and Sullivan Architects of Chicago. Restored in the early 1990s, it now provides a dramatic backdrop to an upscale boutique....
    Gila Bank Building
  • Old Elks Lodge Building

    On March 20, 1910, the cornerstone for the Elks Lodge was laid for the new building on Mesquite Street. The Italianate style building was completed later that year....
    Old Elks Lodge Building
  • Arizona Edison Building

    The exact construction date is unknown, but pictorial references verify this two story brick structure was built between 1905 and 1910. The Edison Electric Company occupied the ground floor and the up...
    Arizona Edison Building

Attractions and Upcoming Events

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

Globe, AZ Pioneer History

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.

Globe, AZ Archaeology

Gila Bank Building

Built in 1909, the arching 22 ft. windows are a hallmark of Adler and Sullivan Architects of Chicago. Restored in the early 1990

Globe, AZ Historic Buildings

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 Craftsman Style Cottage Home

This 1915 home with original wood siding is typical of the craftsman era. As the home changed hands over time, the house was altered with each new owner's needs;

Globe, AZ Historic Homes

Things to do near Globe, AZ

Coronado Trail Scenic Byway

State Route 666 from Morenci to Springerville is known as the Coronado Trail. This is reported to be the trail taken by Franc...

Fools Hollow Lake Recreation Area

The Fools Hollow Lake Recreation Area was created by a private/public partnership in 1988, with construction beginning in the...

The 26 Bar Ranch

The 26 Bar Ranch is steeped in the history of the Hereford industry. Back in the 1940's it was part of the famous Milky Way R...