|theglobebuzz.com||Wednesday, August 31, 2016|
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Elevation: 3,517 feet
Population: 6,000 residents
Hottest month : July (95.9 F degrees)
Coldest months: November & December (30.2 F degrees)
Globe was one of the great mining camps of old Arizona. Gold was never found in the old days but silver was, and in November, 1870, 15 claims were staked at what was to become one of the richest mineral districts in the U.S. A party of prospectors established the first mine of importance near Globe in 1873.
As silver began glutting the market, Globe turned to copper mining, which became the area's most profitable enterprise and it continues to be to this day. Globe ceased silver... Read more >>
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