Arizona History – June 9th

Wednesday, June 9th

On this date in 1894, the town of Globe was destroyed by fire.

On this date in 1901, the first spike was driven on the Narrow Gauge Railroad of the Greene Consolidated Copper Company from Naco to the mines in Cananea.

On this date in 1904, a fire in Nogales destroyed the Southern Pacific Station, U.S. Customs building, Wells Fargo Depot and several freight cars.

On this date in 1932, after an absence of 104 years, the Franciscan Order again occupied residence quarters in San Xavier Mission.

(Photo : Globe, Arizona)

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