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  • Old Gila County Jail

    Old Gila County JailWhen 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 wit...
    Old Gila County Jail

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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

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 Courthouse

The old Gila County Courthouse is now home to the Cobre Valley Center for the Arts. This building was actually the second county courthouse built on this site. The original courthouse, completed in September 1888, was evidently inadequate to begin with. By March, 1907

Globe, AZ Historic Courthouses

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 upstairs was a residence for the company manager and his family.

Globe, AZ Historic Buildings

Things to do near Globe, AZ

Morenci Open Mine Pit Tour

Phelps Dodge Morenci, Inc., is the largest copper producing operation in North America. Active operations include an open-pit...

Petroglyphs

From 500 B.C. through 1350 A.D., early Native American tribes left petroglyphs and pictographs, gracefully simple designs scr...

Snowflake Municipal Golf Course

The Town of Snowflake's community golf course consists of an 18-hole course, and a 9-hole course. Lush greens, the shade of c...

Kinishba Ruins National Historic Landmark

Kinishba is a large pueblo ruin containing nine masonry buildings constructed between 1250 and 1350 A.D. by the Mogollon. Th...