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    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 Se...
    Historic Courthouse

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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

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

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

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

Things to do near Globe, AZ

Cobre Valley Country Club

Locals claim this is the oldest nine hole course in the State of Arizona. Water hazards only come into play on two holes. The...

Shoofly Indian Archaeological Site

A self-guided tour through this ancient village site will show you how the native people lived here between AD 1000 and 1250....

Fort Apache Historic Park

On May 16, 1870, an army post was established near the present town of Whiteriver in order to assist the White Mountain Apach...

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...

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...