Morcomb's Service Station and House - Glendale AZ
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N 33° 32.541 W 112° 11.412
12S E 389498 N 3712048
Quick Description: At the busy intersection of Grand Avenue and Myrtle Avenue, this historic site is a wonderful restored piece of Glendale history.
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 2/27/2014 12:31:46 PM
Waymark Code: WMK8AC
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Long Description:
Morcomb's Service

Station and House

Built 1930 and 1936

This property is listed in the

National Register

of Historic Places

By the United States Department of the Interior


April 6, 2006

Ed and Bessie Morcomb and their son Den acquired this property in

1935, as an 18-hole miniature golf course called "Dinky Links".

Within one year of the purchase, they converted the golf course into a

Signal Oil Company service station and began construction on the

adobe house, using earth from the site for the bricks. Upon the death

of his father, Harry, their other son, returned home from the war and

ran the business with his mother and brother. Upon his death in

2004, his children sold the property to the City of Glendale. The city

began efforts to restore the service station and adobe house in 2007.
Marker Name: Morcomb's Service Station and House

Type of history commemorated: Place

County: Maricopa

Name of any agency/ agencies setting marker:

Year placed: Unknown

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