- Law of Necessity: A Review
- The Bisbee Deportation – Bisbee ’17: Is it Alt History?
- Bisbee, AZ Burns To The Ground. Hundreds Are Homeless!
- The Bisbee Massacre
- Get Ready for the Bisbee 1000, October 21, 2017
- The Devastating Southern Arizona Earthquake of 1887
- Buy the E-Book! “Southern Arizona’s Extraordinary History” Is Now Available!
- Baseball History in Bisbee Arizona; Warren Ballpark
- Thar be History in Bisbee’s Evergreen Cemetery
- The Day Amelia Earhart Dropped In For Dinner
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
One hundred years ago this year, one of the most egregious actions by a corporation took place in Arizona. In the midst of America’s involvement in WWI, copper mining was at an all time high. Miners were striking throughout Arizona for better wages and conditions. They brought in the “Wobblies”, … Continue reading
The following account of the 1908 Bisbee fire was written by Henry Bethea for The Copper Chronicles, a joint project of the Bisbee Mining & Historical Museum & Bisbee’s KBRP Radio Station. He holds the copyright and this article is reproduced here with permission.Continue reading
On a cold December day in 1883, five men robbed the Goldwater & Casteneda Store on Main Street that substituted for Bisbee’s only bank. They did so believing that the mining company’s payroll was locked inside the store’s safe. What started as a quick and easy robbery ended in the death of almost a dozen people.
The robbers quickly discovered a problem. The mine’s payroll had not yet arrived. Foolishly, the five robbers stuck around to steal what they could from the store, its owners, and customers. This took time. Time they did not have.Continue reading
The Bisbee 1000 Stair Climb was held last weekend, October 15, 2016 in Bisbee, Arizona. This event has been gaining in popularity for 26 years. Not unlike the All Souls Procession in Tucson, the Bisbee 1000 Stair Climb is Bisbee’s signature event of the year. It is safe to say … 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 … Continue reading
“Southern Arizona’s Extraordinary History” is now an E-BOOK for only $19.95. If you have a discount code, type it in and click the Buy It Now button below! Discount Code: You can read about Southern Arizona’s Extraordinary History under Local History on our Website, OR You can get the PDF here or find … Continue reading
Bisbee, Arizona boasts an exciting piece of baseball history. It is home to the Warren Ballpark, considered the oldest continuously used professional baseball venue in the country. The field was built in 1909, five years before Wrigley Field in Chicago!Continue reading
Cemeteries are a great place to find history and Bisbee definitely has that. A visit to the Bisbee Mining and Historical Museum will orient a new visitor. This year (2015) we went to Bisbee to go to the Cemetery Tour to learn more about the history of the people that … Continue reading
(Annie Larkin is one lucky lady. As curator of the Bisbee Mining & Historical Museum, she gets to hunt through old cases & drawers in this wonderful old building in search of hidden treasures, such as the story below. Reproduced with permission.) In September of 1928, Amilia Earhart was one … Continue reading