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In the Footsteps of Martha Summerhayes (Springerville)
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10:00 am

In the Footsteps of Martha Summerhayes (Springerville)

March 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Springerville Heritage Center, 418 E. Main Stret
Springerville, AZ 85938 United States
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Martha Summerhayes was a refined New England woman who entered the Arizona Territory in 1874 as the young bride of an Army Lieutenant. Traveling in horrific conditions and dreadful heat, she soon despised the wild and untamed land. She gave birth to the first anglo child born at Fort Apache where the native women took... Read More

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2:00 pm

Hellraising, Heroic and Hidden Women of the Old West (Phoenix)

March 30 @ 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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Although history tries to tell us ONLY men settled the Old West, that is shattered by Jana's verbal tour through some of the amazing women who made all the difference. Any woman who came West in the 1800s had to be full of grit and spit to survive and Jana has collected the stories of... Read More

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Vintage Arizona: The Growth, Death, and Rebirth of a Local Wine Industry (Oro Valley)

March 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive
Oro Valley, AZ 85737 United States
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Arizona’s wine industry is booming. Starting from almost nothing in the 1970s, there are now over 50 wineries across the state and more starting every year.  Despite the youth of the current industry, there is a long history of wine-making in Arizona dating back some 200 years. Using numerous illustrations, this presentation traces the fascinating... Read More

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