A Brief History of Tucson
The history of life in the Tucson Valley begins ca. 10,000 B.C. with the migrations of Paleoindian and Archaic hunters and gatherers. Whether or not there was continuous habitation is unclear, though evidence of agricultural settlements along the Santa Cruz River have been found dating from ca. 1000 B.C.
Tucson has been continuously settled for over 12,000 years. It celebrates a diversity of cultures, architecture, and peoples.
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