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The Church at Litchfield Park

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300 N Old Litchfield Rd
Litchfield Park, AZ 85340 United States
623 535-4414 https://www.churchatlitchfieldpark.org/spotlight.html

April 2020

CANCELED – The Antiquity of Irrigation in the Southwest

April 29, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Church at Litchfield Park, 300 N Old Litchfield Rd
Litchfield Park, AZ 85340 United States
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Before AD 1500, Native American cultures took advantage of southern Arizona’s long growing season and tackled its challenge of limited precipitation by developing the earliest and most extensive irrigation works in all of North America. Agriculture was introduced to Arizona more than 4,000 years before present, and irrigation systems were developed in our state at least 3,500 years ago – several hundred years before irrigation was established in ancient Mexico. This presentation by archaeologist Allen Dart provides an overview of…

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