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Named for a globe-shaped piece of almost pure silver reputedly found nearby, Globe has a colorful history punctuated by mining discoveries. It began as a mining community in 1876. The town's first boom was silver; the second was copper, which is still mined in large quantities. Globe also serves as a trading center for the San Carlos Apache Reservation 4 miles east.
Salt River Canyon, traversed by US 60 about 45 miles northeast, is 1,500 to 2,000 feet deep. About 5 miles wide at the top, the vertical-walled canyon winds for many miles with sedimentary rock layers visible from the road. At the foot of the canyon is a state roadside park. Running westward from Globe, scenic US 60 traverses Devil's Canyon before reaching Superior.
Globe is the eastern terminus of yet another scenic highway, the Apache Trail (SR 188). The road runs northwest to Roosevelt and Theodore Roosevelt Lake Recreation Area before turning southwest (SR 88) toward Apache Junction.

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Globe-Miami Regional Chamber of Commerce 1360 N. Broad St. GLOBE, AZ 85501. Phone:(928)425-4495 or (800)804-5623
Theodore Roosevelt Dam and Lakesee Roosevelt.

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