Site of Sheriff Thompson's Home
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker
N 33° 23.691 W 110° 47.120
12S E 519963 N 3695081
Quick Description: For 8 long terms, John Henry Thompson served as sheriff for Gila County in the years 1890-1912.
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 12/6/2010 5:20:45 PM
Waymark Code: WMA97H
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies
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Long Description:
John Henry Thompson, a noted Gila County pioneer, brought his bride, Carrie Louise Nash, to Globe to live in the house he had built on this site, one of the town's early adobe buildings. Thompson was active in mining, cattle ranching and the feed and livery business in the globe area and was Sheriff of Gila County for seven terms between 1890 and 1911
Marker Name: Site of Sheriff Thompson's Home

Type of history commemorated: Person

County: Gila

Name of any agency/ agencies setting marker:
Gila County Historical Society and Arizona Historical Society.

Year placed: unknown

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