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Address: S 48th St & Interstate 10 & Hohokam Expy Tempe, AZ 85282.
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2 reviews of Entombment of George W P Hunt "If you're looking for a long and difficult hike this isn't it, but the view of downtown Phoenix and Papago Park is totally worth it. The park is very clean and there are quite a few people jogging up the trail as well as riding their mountain bikes all around. If you're interested in Arizona history it would be a cool place to check out At least once." More
George W. P. Hunt was the first governor of Arizona and served seven times in that role. His first term started in February 14, 1912 when Arizona became a state. His last term ended in 1933. More
Entombment of George W. P. Hunt Born 1859 Died 1934 Colorful Arizona pioneer and statesman. Member of various territorial legislatures. President, Arizona Constitutional Convention 1910. Elected Arizona's 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 6th, 7th, 8th and 10th Governor to set a national record. More
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George W. P. Hunt died on Christmas Eve 1934. Earlier he selected his final resting place to be Papago Park. The mausoleum and monument in the shape of an ancient pyramid sits conspicuously among the brawny red granite buttes, guarded by a few stately saguaros. Excerpt from In Old Arizona by Marshall Trimble, the state’s official historian. More
Hunt's Tomb. Hunt's Tomb is a small white pyramid behind a fence at the top of a hill within Papago Park. George W.P. Hunt (Arizona's 1st governor) had the tomb built in 1931 to entomb his wife. He was placed there after his death in 1934. Their daughter and his wife's family are also buried there. More
George Wylie Paul Hunt was born in Huntsville, Missouri, on 1 November 1859, to George Washington Hunt and Sarah Elizabeth Yates. Able to obtain only an eighth-grade education, he left home in 1878 to seek his fortune, traveling through several states before arriving almost three years later in his new hometown of Globe, Arizona. More
George W. P. Hunt (1859-1934) The gravesite of Governor Hunt is the most visited of any of Arizona's governors. This seems only appropriate since he was the most elected governor in the history of the nation, having been elected to seven terms in office. More
4 Arizona (Maricopa County), Tempe — George W. P. Hunt / Arizona's First Governor — Born 1859 Died 1934 — [Main Marker] Entombment of George W. P. Hunt Born 1859 Died 1934 Colorful Arizona pioneer and statesman. More