Arizona History – July 8th

Thursday, July 8th

On this date in 1911, the Arizona Daily Star announced that the Chamber of Commerce of the city of Prescott would present the University of Arizona with a pair of iron gates for the main entrance.

On this date in 1922, 30 business places were flooded, the power plant failed, three bridges were washed out and adobe houses dissolved when the twin cities of Nogales were swept by their worst flood in 12 years.

On this date in 1930, the Arizona Supreme Court upheld the right of Cochise County to move the county seat from Tombstone to Bisbee.

(Photo : Vintage Prescott)

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