Introduction to Globe, Arizona
Globe was established as a mining district in 1875. Corydon E. Cooley was the first European descendant to extensively explore the region's mineral wealth. In February of 1881, Globe became the seat of Gila County. Later that same year, copper mining began in Globe, which today forms a major part of the city's economy.
Globe and nearby Attractions
- Tonto National Monument Museum
- Besh-ba-Gowah Indian Ruin
- Gila County Museum
- Pueblo Grande Ruin
Things To Do In Globe
The city of Globe celebrates various festivals like the Apache Jii Day and the Gila County Fair. The Besh-ba-Gowah Archaeological Park might interest those hoping to learn more about the history of the area. Besh-Ba-Gowah was one of the largest single site archaeological collections in the southwest.
Flights are available from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.
Globe Higher Education
Central Arizona College and Scottsdale Community College are the local centers of higher education.