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2:30 pm

China Mary: History and Legend

February 11 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Apache Junction Library, 1177 N. Idaho Rd.
Apache Junction, AZ 85119 United States
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A 1960 episode of The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp, the first Western television series, immortalized China Mary as a strong, powerful and ruthless Asian female figure in American popular imagination. The legend of her as an infamous Dragon Lady who ruled Tombstone’s Chinatown with an iron fist cannot be substantiated by historical research.... Read More

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6:00 pm

On the Road Since 1925: The Colorful History of Arizona Highways Magazine

February 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Scottsdale Mustang Library, 10101 N 90th St
Scottsdale, AZ 85254 United States
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The first issue of Arizona Highways magazine was published in April, 1925. In this presentation, former publisher Win Holden will share the fascinating story of how a brochure produced by the Arizona Highway Department evolved into one of the most respected and revered publications in the world. With annual economic impact of over $65 million,... Read More

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7:00 pm

The Gila: River of History

February 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pueblo Grande Museum, 4619 East Washington St.
Phoenix, AZ 85034 United States
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Six hundred miles long from its source in the mountains of southwestern New Mexico to its confluence with the Colorado River above Yuma, the Gila has been an important avenue for the movement of birds, animals, plants, and peoples across the desert for millennia. Many cultures have sprung up on its banks, and millions of... Read More

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