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Jack Swilling, Man About Town It is an amazing story. Jack Swilling, the adventurer and entrepreneur who is credited with founding the city of Phoenix, got it all rolling in 1867 when he formed the Swilling Ditch Company and began dredging out irrigation canals created by the Hohokam Indians way back in around 300 B.C. The Hohokam had established an impressive settlement around their approximately 200 miles of canals.
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