Days Past: How the state of Arizona got its name: Part II









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This 18th century northwestern New Spain map shows settlements, missions and presidios (with Arizona/Sonora boundary drawn in as located today). The name "Arizona" was first known in 1734-36 at a rancheria owned by Bernardo de Urrea in Sonora, just south of today's border.







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This 18th century northwestern New Spain map shows settlements, missions and presidios (with Arizona/Sonora boundary drawn in as located today). The name "Arizona" was first known in 1734-36 at a rancheria owned by Bernardo de Urrea in Sonora, just south of today's border.

Courtesy This 18th century northwestern New Spain map shows settlements, missions and presidios (with Arizona/Sonora boundary drawn in as located today). The name "Arizona" was first known in 1734-36 at a rancheria owned by Bernardo de Urrea in Sonora, just south of today's border. Courtesy This 18th century northwestern New Spain map shows settlements, missions and presidios (with Arizona/Sonora boundary drawn in as located today). The name "Arizona" was first known in 1734-36 at a rancheria owned by Bernardo de Urrea in Sonora, just south of today's border.

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