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Ghost Towns of the Second World War: Arizona’s Historic Military Sites – Parker
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Ghost Towns of the Second World War: Arizona’s Historic Military Sites – Parker

January 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Arizona Western College, 1109 Geronimo Ave.
Parker, AZ 85344 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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Wild, Weird, Wicked Arizona – Waddell

January 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
White Tank Library, 20304 W. White Tank Mountain Road
Waddell, AZ 85376 United States
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For a state that has been home to Geronimo, Wyatt Earp, César Chavez and Wonder Women, you would think Arizona earned some respect. Yet achieving statehood was a 50-year struggle, which finally ended on February 14, 1912. Jana borrows from both her work for True West Magazine and her work for Phoenix Magazine to put... Read More

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