Tuesday, June 23, 2015

New exhibit of historical mining maps opens in Tucson

 The Arizona Historical Society has opened a new exhibit in Tucson of the map collection of Robert Lenon.
Robert Lenon was a surveyor and mining engineer from Patagonia, Arizona. In addition to creating a vast number of maps depicting mining resources in the Sonoran desert region of Southern Arizona and Northern Mexico, Lenon collected historical maps dating back to the mid-1800s. The exhibit features highlights from the map collection and items from Lenon's engineering office.

Admission to the museum is $1. The museum is located at 949 E. 2nd Street Tucson, AZ 85719
Parking is one block west of the museum in the Arizona Historical Society garage at the northeast corner of E. 2nd Street and N. Euclid Avenue. Use the E. 2nd Street entrance to the parking garage. Parking is free for museum and library visitors (validated in the museum).

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