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Glenda Farley

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VERDE HERITAGE 1904: Trip to Jerome and Camp Verde, Part 1.

A traveler's impressions of the scenery, mines, smelter, and Town of Jerome.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1928: Clarkdale Street Paving.

The retaining wall and sidewalk on the hill by the old high school are 90 years old.

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VERDE HERITAGE: CORPORAL JOHN HENRY PRUITT

John Pruitt arrived at Jerome with his parents, brother and sisters, before 1908. His father was hired as a special officer for the Town of Jerome. John attended Jerome schools and the family eventually lived on East Avenue.

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VERDE HERITAGE: PIONEER PICNIC TRADITION

The traditional gathering at the Montezuma Well Picnic Ground will be from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Sunday, September 23, 2018.

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VERDE HERITAGE: 1970: Remember Alfredo at Bueno's?

Alfredo and Ava Gutierrez operated a Mexican restaurant on 89A at 12th Street.

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VERDE HERITAGE: 1926: MINGUS MOUNTAIN FIRE, June 11

The constantly changing wind made fire fighting more difficult.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1956: FIRE ON MINGUS, June 19

A controlled brush burn of 170 acres got out of control and burned 14,500 acres.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1881: Fort Verde News, June and July

The cultivation of grapes and manufacture of wine is a nice business in the Verde Valley.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1970: Fish Are Again In The Verde River

Herbicide used to kill weeds and Johnson grass poisoned fish and other aquatic life.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1919: Fishermen Prepare for June 1

Trout season opens with many enthusiastic anglers.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1899: JEROME FIRE, May 19

Jerome burned again. Sheriff John Munds arrived to help maintain law and order.

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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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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 1971-1972: COTTONWOOD LIBRARY

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

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VERDE HERITAGE 1936: TUZIGOOT RUINS WORK PROCEEDS

Artifacts from Tuzigoot were displayed in the museum at Clarkdale before the Tuzigoot Museum building was completed.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1898: Sheep Thieves Arrested Near Jerome

A collection of newspaper clippings tells the story of Sheriff Cameron, Al. Sieber and 3 Indian trackers.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1916: VERDE REACHES ITS HIGH WATER MARK

The December snow storms were followed by rain during January.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1969: NEW COUNTY BUILDING DEDICATION

The Cottonwood Town Council is studying the possibility of locating a new town hall near the corner of Sixth Street and Mingus Avenue.

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VERDE HERITAGE: 1929: COTTONWOOD NEWS, January.

Changes in Main Street businesses dominated the local news.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1970: Service Stations Under New Management.

New residents of Cottonwood operate the service stations.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1916: JEROME; "The Personal Touch"

A correspondent gathered information about some of the people and the history of Jerome for a series of newspaper articles printed during 1916.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1916: United Verde Extension Mining Company

J. J. Fisher discovered a small sliver of unclaimed land, then it was patented by Elizabeth C. Fisher. After Mr. Fisher died in 1911, the property attracted the attention of James S. Douglas.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1916: Jerome District Made Attractive to Tourists

After the scenic ride on the railroad to Jerome, tourists may enjoy a series of scenic drives on roads to the mines.

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Verde Heritage 1897: JEROME NEWS

Most of the improvements at Jerome mentioned by the correspondent would, as he predicted, burn in another fire.

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Verde Heritage 1887-2017: THE MARY WILLARD HOUSE

This home was occupied by Mary Willard until 1921, and has been occupied by the Burnett family since 1973.

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VERDE HERITAGE: 1938: PHELPS DODGE OPEN HOUSE

Phelps Dodge Corporation was the largest employer and biggest business concern in Yavapai County.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1911: CLARKDALE; Land Transactions.

The United Verde Copper Company purchased land for the railroad right-of-way, for the new smelter site and town of Clarkdale, and for water rights from 1906 until 1913.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1960: WEST CLEAR CREEK; Native Trout Wait For The Ambitious

Once you have tasted the trout of West Clear Creek you will be reluctant to eat their hatchery-raised cousins.

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VERDE HERITAGE COTTONWOOD: "Remember The Alamo?"

When Jerome grew to be a lively mining camp during the 1890's, Charles Willard started the Alamo Dairy at his Cottonwood ranch and began delivering milk to the prosperous community.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1937: JEROME, Famed Sliding City Again Moving Down Mountainside.

Jerome is still the most unique town in America.

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