Tolleson Jim Green

ISBN: 9780738556307

Published: July 23rd 2008

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127 pages


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Tolleson  by  Jim  Green

Tolleson by Jim Green
July 23rd 2008 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 127 pages | ISBN: 9780738556307 | 8.78 Mb

In 1907, five years before Arizonaas statehood, Walter Gist Tolleson and his wife, Alethea, chose the dry Arizona Territory for their sick son. In 1910, they purchased and later subdivided 160 acres just 10 miles from a young settlement known asMoreIn 1907, five years before Arizonaas statehood, Walter Gist Tolleson and his wife, Alethea, chose the dry Arizona Territory for their sick son. In 1910, they purchased and later subdivided 160 acres just 10 miles from a young settlement known as Phoenix. And in 1912, the town of Tolleson was born.

By the 1940s and 1950s, the community had become the aVegetable Center of the World.a The area that was once an agricultural mecca is now divided by suburban sprawl, but Tollesonas original spirit remains. It is bustling with growing schools and industry, as well as world-class sports, shopping, and entertainment facilities, all surrounding a 6-square-mile community with small-town pride. That inexhaustible spirit continues to make Tolleson one of the greatest places in the country to live.



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