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Tom Mix Monument


category : Monuments
Tom Mix Monument October 12, 1940, was a sad day for fans of movie hero Tom Mix. Heading north from Tucson in his big Cord, he lost control of the car and rolled over in a ditch, subsequently renamed Tom Mix Wash. A roadside monument, topped by a riderless horse, marks the spot. A rest area here has picnic tables.


Address: 17 miles south of Florence on AZ 79, between Mileposts 115 and 116.

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Florence Historic District

As the fifth oldest town in the state of Arizona, downtown Florence has been designated an official "Historic District" with more building listed on the National Register

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In 1888, Florence staged her most famous gunfight between ex-sheriff, Pete Gabriel and his former deputy, Joe Phy. The shooting started in the Tunnel Saloon and ended in the middle of Main Street. Gabriel survived; Phy died a few hours later. Also surviving the showdown was a 6 x 4

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First Presbyterian Church of Florence

The First Presbyterian Church of Florence was the second oldest Presbyterian Church in Arizona. Established in November of 1888

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