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Casas Adobes, Arizona - History
... The area bordering the CaƱada del Oro in the north, and the Rillito River in the south was primarily inhabited and utilized by cattle ranchers ... Adobes area until the 1920s, when Tucson had grown far enough north and the advent of the automobile made the area more easily accessible ... In the late 1920s Reid bought a 1,500 acres (6.1 km2) former ranch, bounded by North Oracle Road to the east, Orange Grove Road to the south, Ina Road to the north, and North La Cholla Boulevard ...

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