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Specters of the Past: Arizona’s Ghost Towns – Apache Junction
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2:30 pm

Specters of the Past: Arizona’s Ghost Towns – Apache Junction

January 29 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Apache Junction Library, 1177 N. Idaho Rd.
Apache Junction, AZ 85119 United States
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The promise of unimagined riches is what brought many of the earliest colonizers to the Arizona Territory. Following the trail to the discovery of the mother lode, they built, then dismantled and finally abandoned communities when mines played out – leaving behind tantalizing clues of difficult hardships. Some towns survived like Bisbee, Jerome, Tombstone and... Read More

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7:00 pm

Sheep Ranchers and Herders of Arizona – Goodyear

January 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Goodyear Total Wine & More Classroom, 1416 N. Litchfield Rd.
Goodyear, AZ 85338 United States
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Sheep ranching has been greatly overlooked in the history of Arizona. While it never will compete with the five “C’s”, it added a great deal to the economic diversity in the state. Many different ethnic groups settled here and raised sheep for a living weathering the economic downturns as well as the prosperous years. They... Read More

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