Arizona History – March 19th

Friday, March 19th

On this date in 1873, an Army garrison at Tucson was moved to Rillito Creek to establish Fort Lowell.

On this date in 1882, Morgan Earp was killed from an ambush in Hatch’s Billiard Parlor in Tombstone.

On this date in 1906, Wickenburg scheduled a spring housecleaning week during which the men were supposed to cut weeds and drag stones out of the streets and the women were supposed to serve them dinner.

(Photo : Morgan Earp)

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