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.