Tag: Arizona History

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Globe, Arizona

With a majestic backdrop of the Pinal Mountains on one side and the Apache Range on the other, the town of Globe perches…

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Charles Poston

Charles Poston was several years away from being “The Father of Arizona” when he met with Apache leader Mangas Coloradas…

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William Kirkland

Bill Kirkland was a man of “firsts” in Arizona history. When the Mexican army withdrew from Tucson in 1856 (…

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China Mary

The first Chinese arrived in Arizona in the mid-1870s just prior to the arrival of the Southern Pacific Railroad. During…

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Arizona’s Shangri La

When one imagines pristine Arizona’s dry, desolate, sun-baked deserts in the 1850s it’s difficult to picture any of it a…

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