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Legendary Locals of Buckeye Arizona (Paperback) (Verlyne Meck)

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In 1884, Malie Monroe Jackson began and named a canal Buckeye in honor of his native state, Ohio, the Buckeye state. In 1886, Thomas Newton Clanton added 10 miles to the canal. The following year, he applied for a post office, and on March 10, 1888, the post office, named Buckeye, was established. Clanton platted a townsite and named the town Sidney, though why he chose that name remains a mystery. Beginning in 1910, advances in transportation put the community on the map, and Sidney became Buckeye. Hugh Watson, founder of the Buckeye Valley Bank, became the town's first mayor in 1929. On January 1, 2014, Buckeye became the newest city in Arizona. This newest volume also celebrates today's Buckeye settlers, such as Levi Beard, Tony Youngker, Clemie Arnold, and Bob Doster, DVM, updating Buckeye's colorful history of notable residents.
Number of Pages: 127
Genre: History
Sub-Genre: USA / State + Local / Southwest
Series Title: Legendary Locals
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Pub
Author: Verlyne Meck
Language: English
Street Date: September 21, 2015
TCIN: 50126388
UPC: 9781467102001
Item Number (DPCI): 248-01-3579
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