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Term: Scottsdale

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Located in S central Arizona E of Phoenix; mainly a residential suburb with important business district specializing in local fashions, arts & crafts; traversed by canals of the Salt River Project; retirement center. Named in 1896 for Major Winfield Scott(1837-1910), an army chaplain who homesteaded here in 1891. It was his hope to develop the place as a health and farming area (AZ-T101).

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American, 1919 - 2008
American, Luiseño, 1937 - 2005