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Pioneer Women of Main Avenue Walking Tour

May 21 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

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Pioneer Women of Main Avenue Walking Tour
$20/Member, $25/Non-member

This walking tour focuses on the pioneer women who contributed so much to Tucson’s history. Some of the women covered include:
**Sarah Sorin – the first female attorney to appear before the U.S. Supreme Court unassisted
**Gladys Franklin – active with historic and artistic endeavors in Tucson, she died in the same room she was born in on Main Avenue at 89. **Edith Kitt – Ran the Arizona Historical Society for years
**Bettina Steinfeld – wife of Albert Steinfeld, Merchant Prince of the Southwest
**Annie Neal Cheyney – had the Cheyney House built on Main Avenue
**Atanacia Hughes – married to Sam Hughes at age 13 or so, gave birth to 15 children (shown above)
***This tour is 3/8-mile long and begins at Café a la C’art at 150 N. Main Ave. and follows the same route as the Mansions of Main Avenue Walking Tour. On-street parking is available.
Pre-registration is required. Click here to register.

Details

Date:
May 21
Time:
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Event Category:

Venue

Presidio San Agustín del Tucson Museum
196 N. Court Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Phone:
520-622-0594
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