Old Bisbee By now, the whole country has heard of Old Historic Bisbee, AZ, thanks to several articles in Sunset magazine a decade ago. Before that, Bisbee was a struggling former mining town, trying to remake itself as an arts mecca/tourist destination. The copper mining business had run its course. … Continue reading
Old Car Buffs and Photographers love the Lowell Neighborhood. Erie Street is home to the Original Bisbee Breakfast Club, The Shady Dell, Historic Evergreen Cemetery, and the Lavender Pit, the former home of the rest of what was the town of Lowell. At one time before the Lavender Pit gutted … Continue reading
The Greenway Manor is formerly the home of John Greenway, General Manager of the Queen Mine in Bisbee, and the New Cornelia Mines in Ajo. It is a large home which has recently been turned into an Airbnb. The good news is that if you stay there you may be … Continue reading
Ms. Karen and I had planned to visit Bisbee months ago in early 2023, but things happened and we couldn’t make it. At that time, she asked me to make a reservation at a new restaurant she had just heard of called the Copper Pig in the Warren District just … Continue reading
Recently, Ms. Karen and I ventured out for an overnight to Naco, Bisbee, and Douglas. Months ago we were scheduled to go to a commemoration event a Camp Naco. Due to illness, we missed it. The town of Bisbee was celebrating two substantial grants to renovate Camp Naco, having purchased … Continue reading
(The following story was written by Mike Anderson, a Bisbee resident and historian. It was written for Southern Arizona Guide in Summer 2020.) Bisbee’s Evergreen Cemetery, like many historic burial grounds, is a monument to the community’s past. Its most prominent occupants include George Warren, one of the earliest prospectors … Continue reading
Our Sonoita friend, Sally Reichardt, wrote an email to us in mid-August 2022, and shared pictures of her recent trip to Bisbee. They showed a lush green landscape so this place had received much rain of late. She also described her and her husband’s experience at the Old Bisbee Brewing … Continue reading
Editor’s Note: at the time of the devastating Southern Arizona Earthquake of 1887, there were only about 90,000 people living in all of Arizona Territory. The following account was written by Henry Bethea for The Copper Chronicles, a joint project of the Bisbee Mining & Historical Museum & Bisbee’s KBRP … Continue reading
The Copper Queen Hotel still stands majestic after more than 100 years.
Worth a look around the lobby and saloon. Relax with a drink on the front patio. Take a Ghost Tour.
11 Howell Ave.; Bisbee, AZ 85603
Law of Necessity by James Rhodes is an historical fiction about the Bisbee Deportation of 1917. Warning. Published in 2013, this book is only available as an eBook or Kindle book. For some of us that might be a problem. The subject of the Bisbee Deportation has fascinated me for … Continue reading