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Green Valley, Arizona, USA - Aerial View, 1960

Green Valley, Pima, Arizona, USA
Green Valley is twenty miles (32 km) south of Tucson and 40 miles (64 km) north of Nogales, Sonora, Mexico. Surrounded by copper mines, and near the hiking and birding areas of the Santa Rita Mountains, Green Valley is an unincorporated retirement community composed of 59 Homeowner Associations.


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Aerial View, 1960
Green Valley, Arizona, USA

Aerial View, 1960

Green Valley, Arizona, USA

Titan Missile Museum
Green Valley, Arizona, USA

Titan Missile Museum

"The Titan Missile Museum is the only remaining Titan II site open to the public, allowing you to relive a time when the threat of nuclear war between the U.S. and the former Soviet Union was a reality.

The Titan II was capable of launching from its underground silo in 58 seconds and could deliver a nine megaton thermonuclear warhead to its target more than 6300 miles (10,000 km) away in less than thirty minutes. For more than two decades, 54 Titan II missile complexes across the United States stood "on alert" 24 hours a day, seven days a week, heightening the threat of nuclear war or preventing Armageddon, depending upon your point of view..." ( )

Church of Our Lady of the Valley
505 N La Canada Dr., Green Valley, ARIZONA 85614
Established 1970
Green Valley, Arizona, USA

Church of Our Lady of the Valley
505 N La Canada Dr., Green Valley, ARIZONA 85614
Established 1970
Source: Google maps

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1982 - Students Located
GREEN VALLEY, Ariz. (UPI) - Searchers early today found 10 high school students who became lost on a hiking trip in the Santa Rita mountains south of Tucson.

"They're all OK," a sheriff's spokeswoman said.
Logansport Pharos - Tribune
Logansport, Indiana
February 3, 1982
2023 - Whether you're a resident or just visiting, there are plenty of things to see and do in and around Green Valley. Here's a list of some places to go and activities to enjoy in this lovely part of Arizona:
Titan Missile Museum: One of the most unique attractions in Green Valley is the Titan Missile Museum. It offers guided tours of a preserved Titan II missile silo, giving you a fascinating look into the Cold War era and the technology that once had the power to change the course of history.

San Xavier del Bac Mission: This historic Spanish Catholic mission, also known as the "White Dove of the Desert," is located about 20 miles north of Green Valley. The mission's stunning architecture and rich history make it a must-visit for anyone interested in the region's cultural heritage.

Desert Diamond Casino: If you're feeling lucky, head to the Desert Diamond Casino, just a short drive away. It offers a variety of gaming options, entertainment, and dining choices for a night of excitement.

Golfing: Green Valley is home to several golf courses, including the Canoa Ranch Golf Club and Torres Blancas Golf Club. Enjoy a round of golf while taking in the scenic desert views and pristine... Read MORE...

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Ancestors Who Were Born or Died in Green Valley, Arizona, USA

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female ancestorRosa Anna JONES (24 September 1867, Green Valley, Arizona, USA - , )
male ancestorBert BIANCHETTI (29 December 1879, , Italy - 1928, Green Valley, Arizona, USA)
male ancestorCalvin Nathaniel BURGER (10 February 1883, Green Valley, Arizona, USA - , )
female ancestorJulia BURCH (June 1885, Green Valley, Arizona, USA - , )
female ancestorMarie Louise (Mary) BALLIGER (2 June 1923, Green Valley, Arizona, USA - 15 August 2013, Denver, Colorado, USA)
male ancestorCleborn HAUGHT (21 May 1924, Green Valley, Arizona, USA - 11 September 1972, Window Rock, Apache, Arizona, USA)
photo of Barbara BADERBarbara BADER (28 May 1926, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA - 4 September 1993, Green Valley, Arizona, USA)
male ancestorStephen YUHASZ (6 February 1928, Green Valley, Arizona, USA - 31 October 2010, Phoenix, Arizona, USA)
photo of Frederick Wortman TAHSEFrederick Wortman TAHSE (23 September 1931, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA (Losanteville) - 2 July 2009, Green Valley, Arizona, USA)

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