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Hobo Joe Statue

Hobo Joe Welcome Buckeye Arizona

A world traveler, philosopher and connoisseur of good food; our beloved Hobo Joe made Buckeye, Arizona his home 30 years ago. Until 2016, Hobo Joe welcomed Buckeye residents and visitors from outside Gillium’s Meat Locker Company formerly located just off Monroe Avenue on the East side of Downtown Buckeye, Arizona.

Mabel Strickland Woodward: The Rodeo Queen

Mabel Strickland Woodward "Rodeo Queen"

Mabel Strickland Woodward has been inducted into the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum Hall of Fame, the ProRodeo Cowboys Hall of Fame, the National Cowgirl Hall of Fame, the Pendleton Hall of Fame and the Cheyenne Frontier Days Hall of Fame.

Upton Sinclair: Pulitzer Prize Winner

Upton Sinclair: Pulitzer Prize Winner

American writer and political activist, Upton Sinclair called Buckeye his home while penning his autobiography, My Lifetime in Letters, which was published in 1960.

The History of William “Buckey” O’Neill

Historic William Buckey Oniell

Nicknamed for his ability to “buck the tiger” aka play contrary to the odds at the card table, William “Buckey” O’Neill is reported to have been an influence in the planning of Downtown Buckeye.