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Street Smarts: Man who helped grow Tucson remembered with a street in his name

Street Smarts: Man who helped grow Tucson remembered with a street in his name

Goyette Avenue, just north of East Grant Road and two blocks east of North Columbus Boulevard, was named in honor of one of Tucson’s most important citizens.

October 15, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Street Smarts: Teller of creepy tales the inspiration for Tucson street name

Street Smarts: Teller of creepy tales the inspiration for Tucson street name

A midtown street gets its name from a writer of scary stories who had no apparent ties to Tucson.

September 24, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Longtime Tucson mayor memorialized with overpass

Longtime Tucson mayor memorialized with overpass

One of Tucson’s longest-serving mayors is memorialized with a midtown overpass that bears his name.

September 03, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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South-side Tucson street named for famous Wild West lawman

South-side Tucson street named for famous Wild West lawman

Masterson Avenue, named for a famous Wild West sheriff, is in a south-side Tucson neighborhood that could be nicknamed Lawman & Outlaw Square.

August 27, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Street Smarts: Prince Road namesake a benefactor to many local schools

Street Smarts: Prince Road namesake a benefactor to many local schools

Levi Marston Prince, or L.M. Prince, was born to Jacob and Anna (Marston) Prince in Falmouth, Maine on Nov. 24, 1828.

August 20, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Escalantes worked kilns, ranches and homesteaded

Escalantes worked kilns, ranches and homesteaded

Manuel Escalante Jr. and Florentina Moreno married in 1912, and years later he homesteaded land and ran a farm in the area between what's now Irvington and Escalante roads.

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Escalantes worked kilns, ranches and homesteaded

Escalantes worked kilns, ranches and homesteaded

Frank Escalante Sr. served in World War II and met his wife, Stephanie, in Austria. The photo is from 1947.

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Escalantes worked kilns, ranches and homesteaded

Escalantes worked kilns, ranches and homesteaded

Running east of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base is a street named after a longtime ranching family.

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Miles St. named for general

Miles St. named for general

Gen. Nelson A. Miles served in Santiago, Cuba, during the Spanish-American War. Miles was awarded a sword from the people of Arizona and was honored in a parade in 1887.

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Miles St. named for general

Miles St. named for general

This picture of Gen. Nelson A. Miles was taken in 1860. He is credited in tracking down Geronimo and the Chiricahua Apaches in Arizona.

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Miles St. named for general

Miles St. named for general

Gen. Nelson A. Miles served in Santiago, Cuba, during the Spanish-American War. Miles was awarded a sword from the people of Arizona and was honored in a parade in 1887.

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Miles St. named for general

Miles St. named for general

This picture of Gen. Nelson A. Miles was taken in 1860. He is credited in tracking down Geronimo and the Chiricahua Apaches in Arizona.

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Miles St. named for general

Miles St. named for general

Gen. Nelson A. Miles served in Santiago, Cuba, during the Spanish-American War. Miles was awarded a sword from the people of Arizona and was honored in a parade in 1887.

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Miles St. named for general

Miles St. named for general

This picture of Gen. Nelson A. Miles was taken in 1860. He is credited in tracking down Geronimo and the Chiricahua Apaches in Arizona.

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Street smarts: Ochoa led freight business, large store

Street smarts: Ochoa led freight business, large store

Estevan Ochoa, born in 1831 in Chihuahua, Mexico, was in the freighting and mercantile businesses.

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Street Smarts: Ochoa led freight business, large store

Street Smarts: Ochoa led freight business, large store

Estevan Ochoa learned about the freighting business as a child, and used that early knowledge to build a successful career.

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Pennington named for early family in territory

Pennington named for early family in territory

Larcena Pennington was one of several Pennington children who traveled west in 1857 in a wagon train. She later became the subject of an epic in which she was kidnapped by Apaches and left for dead. Over two weeks, she found her way to safety.

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Pennington named for early family in territory

Pennington named for early family in territory

A stone house on the Santa Cruz River was among the places where the Pennington family lived and worked.

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