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Ghost Towns of the Second World War: Arizona’s Historic Military Sites (Ajo)
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Ghost Towns of the Second World War: Arizona’s Historic Military Sites (Ajo)

February 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Salazar-Ajo Library, 15 W. Plaza St. #179
Ajo, AZ 85321 United States
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When America entered the Second World War, Arizona’s sparse population and mild weather made it an ideal location for training facilities and prisoner of war camps.  By war’s end, Arizona had trained more pilots than any other state, hosted the country’s largest POW camp, and was part of the largest military training grounds in history. ... Read More

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John Wesley Powell: Into the Great Unknown (Phoenix)

February 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mesquite Branch – Phoenix Public Library, 4525 Paradise Village Pkwy N
Phoenix, AZ 85032 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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