May 5: Today in Arizona history

2013-05-05T07:00:00Z May 5: Today in Arizona historyArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

1910: Tucson citizens celebrate the opening of the Tucson-West Coast of Mexico Railroad.

1917: The state legislature appropriates funds to purchase the old governor's mansion at Prescott with the provision that the property should be used as a museum.

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