A few people still live in Pearce, AZ. They enjoy the solitude and long north-south expanse of the Sulfur Springs Valley. Not far to their east are the magnificent Chiricahua Mountains where the National Monument hosts what the Apaches called "Standing Up Rocks". Close by to their west are the Dragoon Mountains and the Apache fortress called Cochise Stronghold.
Ms. Karen & I drove from Tucson to Pearce one Sunday in early November 2015 to participate in their Cell-Abration, a festival to commemorate the 100th birthday of the Pearce jail. The two-cell jail was opened for the festivities for the first time in decades.Read More