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Part IV – This is the fourth in our series about the great Chiricahua chief, Cochise, and his role in the fascinating history of Southern Arizona. On October 30, 1876, President U.S. Grant signed an executive order unilaterally dissolving the Chiricahua Apache Indian Reservation in present-day Cochise County, in the far … Continue reading
Part III – This the third in a series about the great Chiricahua chief, Cochise, and his role in the fascinating history of Southern Arizona. The thrust of this feature is about how Tucson became a Confederate town with the Stars & Bars flying proudly over our Presidio. While the title … Continue reading
Part II – This is the second in a series on the great Chiricahua Chief, Cochise, and his part in the fascinating history of Southern Arizona. For the First Part in the series, Please see the post on Cochise Becomes a “Reservation Indian”. Confederate Soldiers Occupy Tucson In February 1862, … Continue reading
Part I – This is the first of a series on the great Chiricahua chief, Cochise, and his part in the fascinating history of Southern Arizona. Click here for some background: A timeline of the Apache Wars and the most notable leaders of both sides of the conflict. Chiricahua Reserve … Continue reading
Saturday, December 6, 2014 was the first Tombstone Historic Home Tour. The event was sponsored by The Cameo Ladies of Tombstone, A.T. and Tombstone Forward. The tour was an especially rich experience because these were mostly homes from the historic era and beautifully furnished in period from 1879 to the … Continue reading
Few people have ever seen the Old West from this unique perspective. Please join us Monday, January 19, 2015 for a tour of two historic Southern Arizona ghost towns and a behind the scenes tour of one town that was “too tough to die”. Your guide will be Jim Gressinger, … Continue reading
More than a hundred years ago, Kentucky Camp was the headquarters for the Santa Rita Water & Mining Company, which was formed to extract placer deposits from the Greaterville Mining District in the foothills of the Santa Rita Mountains 9 miles NW of Sonoita.Continue reading