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Roadhaven Resort

1000 S. Idaho Rd.
Apache Junction, AZ 85119 United States
(480) 671-4659

March 2014

Desperado Trails: Outlaws on the Arizona Frontier with Jan Cleere

March 18, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Roadhaven Resort, 1000 S. Idaho Rd.
Apache Junction, AZ 85119 United States
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October 2014

Tom Mix: King of the Cowboys

October 20, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Roadhaven Resort, 1000 S. Idaho Rd.
Apache Junction, AZ 85119 United States
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Cowboy movie star Tom Mix was internationally famous. Many legends and tall tales have been told about his life. This presentation highlights some of the true stories about Mix and his connection to Arizona and debunks some of the Hollywood hype. Why was Mix on that highway south of Florence where he met his death? Find out about his childhood, the early years in show business, the multiple marriages and divorces, his career path, his presence in Arizona and the…

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November 2014

Arizona Place Names: Names on the Land

November 25, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Roadhaven Resort, 1000 S. Idaho Rd.
Apache Junction, AZ 85119 United States
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Place names are like fossil poetry: they afford a kind of folk history, a snapshot in time that enables us to read them and reconstruct how people have assigned names to the places to which they come. The U.S. has over 3.5 million place names, and there is no part of the world where nomenclature is so rich, poetic, humorous, and picturesque – a tradition to which Arizona has had more than its share of contributions. In this presentation, McNamee…

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February 2015

Arizona’s Movie and Television History: Silent Films, Westerns, and Much, Much More!

February 5, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Roadhaven Resort, 1000 S. Idaho Rd.
Apache Junction, AZ 85119 United States
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Join DeBarbieri for a lively overview of motion picture history in Arizona from 1896 to present day. Discuss the silver screen magic of the West through stories, film clips and stills of the people, places and scenes of Hollywood in Arizona. Journey to significant sites in Arizona’s movie history near and far and go behind the scenes with classic Westerns, musicals, Indie flicks and more, all filmed on location across the state. Then, put your Arizona film knowledge to the test in a movie trivia contest!   Lili DeBarbieri is…

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March 2015

Women of the Arizona State Prison

March 3, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Roadhaven Resort, 1000 S. Idaho Rd.
Apache Junction, AZ 85119 United States
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Winnie Ruth Judd, Eva Dugan, Dr. Rose Boido, and Eva Wilbur Cruz shared one thing in common. All were incarcerated at the Arizona State Prison in Florence.  Some of their stories made national headlines. Who were they and how did they end up in the Florence prison? How did their crimes and trials impact Arizona?  Through the use of photographs, prison records and newspaper articles, their stories are told against the background of women in the Arizona prison system in…

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