Brady Avenue, one of Tucson's smallest streets, is named after a big man in Arizona history.
Plumer Avenue, between Campbell Avenue and Tucson Boulevard, is named in honor of a banker who helped Tucson grow and develop.
Frank E. Blacklidge Sr., the namesake of a street in central Tucson between Fort Lowell Road and Glenn Street, was an early contractor who was also a celebrated rancher and cook.
Herbert Drachman was born in 1876 in Tucson to Samuel and Jennie Drachman at a time when the Old Pueblo was still part of the Old West.
Actors will portray some of Arizona's most important pioneers Friday evening as guests tour the Arizona Historical Society.
Anklam Road was named in honor of the man who homesteaded the area that the road runs through.
Samaniego Avenue, located south of the Tucson Convention Center downtown, is named in honor of a naturalized U.S. citizen who became one of the most powerful men in early Tucson.
Augustus C. Brichta was such a strong advocate of education that he worked two months without pay as the area's first school sputtered and then closed.
Ruthrauff Road, which runs east from Interstate 10, is named after a man who is credited with turning Tucson from a sleepy village with dirt streets into a modern city.
The Wetmore family arrived in Tucson well before statehood and left its mark on local education, entertainment and shopping.
Egleston Memorial Drive and Egelston Drive, both in Oro Valley, are named in honor of landowners who helped preserve some of Tucson's most scenic land.
At a canonization in Rome next month the first American Indian will be declared a saint - and some local Tohono O'odham members hope to be there.
An early Tucson lawman and politician found that it pays to have friends in high places when he ended up with a road in a west-side barrio named after him.
In 1957, the residents of El Encanto Estates asked that Camino Miramonte be renamed.
In 1903, the city of Tucson paid homage to a prominent local businessman, A.V. Grossetta.
The stamps, coins and tribal art of Papua New Guinea will be the subject of an upcoming exhibit in Tucson.
Streets named after city founders are common. Streets named after bullfighters? Not so much. But Tucson has one: Calle Carlos Arruza, named after one of Mexico's most famous matadors.
Frank Craycroft, a mechanical and mining engineer, built one of the most impressive houses of the day on the road that now bears his name.
General Eugene Asa Carr did a lot of fighting in these parts.
Eusebio Francisco Kino, the father of Tucson's San Xavier Mission, is the namesake for Kino Parkway, which runs from East Broadway south to Benson Highway.
Stone Avenue is one of Tucson's oldest streets and is the dividing line between east and west.
Runway Drive, as the name suggests, was a runway at the old Gilpin Airport.
Stamp collectors can pick up a pair of specially designed souvenir envelopes this weekend at an event to commemorate Tucson's returning to Union control during the Civil War.