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John Wesley Powell:  Into the Great Unknown – Apache Junction
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2:30 pm

John Wesley Powell:  Into the Great Unknown – Apache Junction

January 22 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Apache Junction Library, 1177 N. Idaho Rd.
Apache Junction, AZ 85119 United States
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Millions of travelers visit the Grand Canyon each year, but just 150 years ago, this was still considered the “last blank spot on the map.” One man, a one-armed civil war veteran, was determined to navigate and document the Colorado River as it winds through the canyon. Therefore, on May 24, 1869, John Wesley Powell... Read More

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The Orphan Trains, Foundlings on the Frontier (Camp Verde)

January 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Camp Verde Library, 130 Black Bridge Lp Rd
Camp Verde, AZ 86322 United States
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“The Orphan Trains-Foundlings to the Frontier” program informs and entertains audiences of all ages about the little-known chapter of the largest child migration in American and Arizona history. Programs incorporate live music, storytelling, historical photos, video interviews with survivors, and a Q&A. More info: http://www.sedona.biz/news-from-camp-verde/camp-verde-community-library/the-orphan-trains-foundlings-on-the-frontier/ This program is supported by a grant from Arizona Humanities.

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