Arizona History – December 26th

Saturday, December 26th

On this date in 1864, the Supreme Court of the Territory of Arizona held its first session in Prescott.

On this date in 1874, the citizens of Arizona, California and New Mexico petitioned the Postmaster General for daily mail service from San Diego to Mesilla, New Mexico.

On this date in 1929, the Southern Arizona Automobile Company at Douglas was destroyed by fire. The loss was estimated at $200,000.

(Photo : vintage Prescott)

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