Tucson — or “Old Pueblo,” as the town is known — is a true melting pot.
Paleo-Indians first visited what is today the Tucson area about 12,000 years ago. Jesuit missionary Father Eusebio Kino, S.J. in 1699 established the Mission San Xavier del Bac.
The second-largest city in Arizona is unmistakably western. Today, Native, European, Mexican and Asian cultures have blended to make a one-of-a-kind place in the United States. It’s a city prideful of its deep culture.
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