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  • 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

Holy Angels Catholic Church

The Holy Angels Catholic Church is a Romanesque Revival Church with Mission Revival influences, with remarkable stained glass windows. Constructed between 1916 and 1918

Globe, AZ Historic Churches

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

Distinquished Landmarks

Salt River Canyon

Some people believe, because of the more intimate contact, that the Salt River Canyon is more beautiful than the Grand Canyon. Salt River rafting trips begin here.

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Globe, AZ Natural Attractions

Things to do near Globe, AZ

Snowflake Temple

Only the 108th temple worldwide, and the 51st in the Continental United States, the temple serves nearly 35,000 Latter-day Sa...

Payson Pioneer Cemetery

The cemetery was begun in 1882 with the burial of two members of the Meadows family who were killed by Apaches. Much of the l...

La Posada Hotel

This magnificent property, designed by Mary Colter, the famed Grand Canyon architect, is the last of the great Harvey Houses ...