Broad Street At Court House
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Globe, the seat of Gila County, pop. About 10,000; was founded in 1876 as a rip-roaring silver-strike boom town. Later rich copper deposits were uncovered and the Old Dominion Mine and many smaller ones made it hum. It took its name from a globe-shaped boulder of almost pure silver found on the San Carlos Apache Indian reservation nearby.