Prescott, Arizona: Nixon Tuberculosis Home

Richard Nixon spent the summer of 1928 and 1929 in this rented home. His mother and brothers had moved there from California, with hopes the climate would help Harold Nixon recover from tuberculosis. He died in 1933. Plaque on side of the small wood frame house.

937 West Apache Dr., Prescott, AZ
West side of town, Park Ave, turn right on Coronado Ave. go about six blocks, right on Yavapai Dr., should be at the curve where it becomes W Apache Dr. Plaque on side of the small wood frame house. Private property, visible from street.
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Nixon Tuberculosis Home

A bit hard to find. Yavapai is not a through street.

[Aaron Sowers, 03/22/2015]
Nixon Tuberculosis Home

This home is where President Nixon lived for a couple of years with his mother and sick brother.

[Keith Jackson, 08/04/2012]

There's a plaque on the side of the house. Richard Nixon's mom and two brothers moved to Arizona and rented this home in 1928 to help Harold Nixon recover from tuberculosis. Harold died in 1933. Teenage Dick spent summers there in 1928 and 1929; one of his jobs was as a barker at a local carnival.

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