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Rosson House
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers
N 33° 27.001 W 112° 03.962
12S E 400921 N 3701685
Quick Description: I came to Phoenix to look for my great-grandfather's grave site at the old Pioneer Cemetery near the state capitol building and to take the kids to the Science Center. I'll have to come back at night when the luminarias are lit here.
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 12/20/2008 10:30:55 AM
Waymark Code: WM5CYM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies
Views: 30

Long Description:
Rosson House
Built in 1895 by Dr. Roland T. Rosson, Army doctor at Fort McDowell. Phoenix physician (1879-1892) and mayor. This mansion is one of the few surviving examples of late Victorian architecture in Phoenix. It was acquired by the city through the efforts of Mayor John D. Driggs and the Phoenix Historical Society. The house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

By the Phoenix Historical Society and the Arizona Historical Society
Marker Name: Rosson House

Type of history commemorated: Person

County: Maricopa

Name of any agency/ agencies setting marker:
By the Phoenix Historical Society and the Arizona Historical Society

Year placed: 2008

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