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Yuma Territorial Prison State Park


category : State Parks
Between 1876 and 1909, this penitentiary housed many of Arizona's most dangerous and notorious criminals. Famed in movies, literature and
television, the remains of the prison are now Arizona's most visited State Historic Park.


Address: Giss Parkway & Prison Hill Road
Phone: 928-783-4771

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Century House Museum

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Yuma Landing

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Built on the grounds of the original Mission founded by Father Garces in 1780, the Mission is a reminder of the long history of the Quechan Indian Nation and Yuma. The present Catholic Mission Church was built in 1922

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Yuma Territorial Prison State Park

Between 1876 and 1909, this penitentiary housed many of Arizona's most dangerous and notorious criminals. Famed in movies, li...