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Casa Community Center

780 S. Park Centre Avenue
Green Valley, AZ 85614 United States

April 2015

Oh Heavens! Saviors and Saints on the Arizona Frontier

April 6, 2015 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Casa Community Center, 780 S. Park Centre Avenue
Green Valley, AZ 85614 United States
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Women of many faiths cared for the bodies and souls of Arizona’s early inhabitants. Meet five of these altruistic women who influenced the history of the territory. Theresa Ferrin’s holistic practices and comprehensive understanding of healing herbs earned her the title “Angel of Tucson.” Florence Yount is recognized as Prescott’s first woman physician. Teresita Urrea was considered a saint for her hands-on healing powers. St. Katharine Drexel invested much of her vast fortune to educate Navajo children. And the Sisters…

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November 2015

The Vulture Gold Mine

November 2, 2015 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Casa Community Center, 780 S. Park Centre Avenue
Green Valley, AZ 85614 United States
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Discovered in 1863 by Henry Wickenburg, the Vulture Gold Mine was the first big gold mine in Arizona.  The mine and its colorful cast of characters, along with the town of Wickenburg, were instrumental in stimulating considerable growth and development in Central Arizona. This presentation will share the multi-layered story of the gold mine, thus illustrating its unique role in early Arizona history. A graduate of the Idaho School of Mines, Gary Carter enjoyed a 36-year career in education, with…

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January 2017

The Life and Times of Tom Jeffords, Friend of Cochise

January 2, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Casa Community Center, 780 S. Park Centre Avenue
Green Valley, AZ 85614 United States
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Tom Jeffords grew up in Ashtabula, OH, without much education and was promoted to lake captain in his early twenties. The lure of making his fortune called Tom west to the Pike’s Peak Gold Rush, the San Juan Rush and to the Colorado River. He scouted and was dispatch rider for the Army during the Civil War and was present at its bloodiest battle. After the war, he prospected, scouted and helped start Tucson’s mail service. Along the way, he…

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April 2017

Women of the Arizona State Prison – Green Valley

April 3, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Casa Community Center, 780 S. Park Centre Avenue
Green Valley, AZ 85614 United States
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Winnie Ruth Judd, Eva Dugan, Dr. Rose Boido, and Eva Wilbur Cruz all shared one thing in common. They were all incarcerated at the Arizona State Prison in Florence. These women were players in both the sensational stories that made national headlines and local stories that made Arizona history. Who were these women and how did they end up in the Florence prison? How did their stories impact Arizona? Through the use of photographs, prison records and newspaper articles, their…

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