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VERDE HERITAGE 1898: ROUGH RIDER LETTERS

After the end of the Spanish-American War soldiers at Montauk Point, New York, sent letters home to Yavapai County.

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Verde Heritage 1968: Loving Care Preserves Purtymun Cabin

Sedona Westerners visit the Purtymun Homestead.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1968: PECK'S LAKE PROJECT

"Operation Mainstream" provided the whole community with a recreation area.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1927: CLARKDALE; New Concentrator Recovers Elusive Ores.

The new building at the United Verde Copper Company smelter houses the concentration plant.

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VERDE HERITAGE: VERDE VALLEY FAIR

The first fair was at the Cottonwood park with exhibits in the Cottonwood Community Club House.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1917-1924: COTTONWOOD PROGRESSIVE ASSOCIATION

The old organization was dissolved then the new organization was formed on Tuesday, April 15, 1924.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1973: COTTONWOOD A & W RESTAURANT

A & W Drive-In became the A & W Restaurant during 1973.

A & W Drive-In became the A & W Restaurant during 1973.

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VERDE HERITAGE1973: NEW WESTERN TOWN

"Bitter Creek" is a western movie set located on the Bradshaw Ranch west of Sedona.

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Verde Heritage 1924: OPENING OF THE CAMP VERDE SULPHATE MILL

This marks the first attempt at developing the non-metallic mineral resources in Arizona.

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VERDE HERITAGE Jerome: Pioneer Store - T. F. Miller Company

The Miller Company was one of the oldest businesses at Jerome and Clarkdale and served as the "company store

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VERDE HEREITAGE 1924: JEROME; Scarlet Fever Epidemic

Cases of scarlet fever, whooping cough, chicken pox, and measles were all reported to the health officials at Jerome.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1948: VERDE FOOD LOCKERS

William and Arlene Farrow sold their business to Newell F. Rhoton in 1953.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1929: United Verde Copper Company

The United Verde's mine has developed 50 miles of tunnels and the ore bodies appear inexhaustible as great tonnage is taken out.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1927 JEROME; NEW HAVEN METHODIST CHURCH

Construction of the building began on February 4, and will be completed by the end of May, 1927.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1957: Last Cord for the Mingus Mountain Hermit

Geronimo Pena led a lonely existence for about 40 years on Mingus Mountain.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1918: JEROME; Phenomenal Growth Continues

The mining camp is still overcrowded and it is almost impossible to get a place to sleep unless accommodations have been reserved in advance.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1939: COTTONWOOD COMMUNITY CLUB HOUSE

How the Cottonwood Community Club House was built is a story of determined women with the motto, "Work from the heart is the key to achievement."

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VERDE HERITAGE 1922-1923: WILLARD COTTONWOOD GARAGE

Observing one of the oldest Cottonwood traditions, a dance was held in the newly completed building on February 24, 1923.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1937: WPA Projects in the Verde Valley

The Works Progress Administration projects at Page Springs and Camp Verde were under way and the new bridge at Clarkdale would begin during April.

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Sedona Pathways Our Daily Journey: Feb. 19, 2018

Early evening is one of my favorite times to be cruising the peaks with all the beautiful shadows and the low angle light warming all the colors and so it was on Saturday when I headed up there just before sunset.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1924: CLARKDALE PRIMARY SCHOOL

Architect A. J. Gilford designed the new building with 8 classrooms at the Lower Townsite.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1925: CHOKREE GOBINS BUILDING

Mr. Gobins hired Architect A. L. Gilford to design his new building and Contractor George Barnett to build the structure.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1973-1974: Cottonwood Rural Fire Department

The Cottonwood Rural Fire Station, planned during 1973, was completed during April of 1974.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1955: FORT VERDE MUSEUM PLANNED

Barracks Six, one of four remaining buildings, will be used for a museum. The other buildings have been converted into homes.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1971-1972: COTTONWOOD LIBRARY

The new Cottonwood Public Library was built on Mingus Avenue near Sixth Street.

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