Arizona History – February 27th

Saturday, February 27th

On this date in 1862, Confederate Capt. Sherod Hunter entered Tucson with nearly 130 dragoons and was greeted with a celebration.

On this date in 1901, the Tombstone Prospector noted that the third story of the Copper Queen Hotel in Bisbee had been completed and workmen had begun to erect the two large towers.

On this date in 1927, a construction company arrived at the Grand Canyon to begin work on the Grand View Road in Grand Canyon National Park.

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