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Verde Heritage

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"Mountain Dew" collected recently ate its way through the sides of the jug. "White Mule" exploded with enough force to imbed glass in the office furniture.

By Glenda Farley February 24, 2020
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The large lake extending from near the Wingfield Warehouse at Camp Verde to the dam is expected to be a great benefit to the Verde, Paradise, and Deer valleys and to Arizona.

By Glenda Farley February 19, 2020
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Arizona men voted on November 5, 1912, to give women the right to vote and hold public office. Arizona was one of the last to ratify the 19th Amendment in 1920.

By Glenda Farley February 12, 2020
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This story about Cottonwood received national attention and a retraction was demanded.

By Glenda Farley February 10, 2020
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The Methodist - Baptist Church Building was occupied and enlarged by the Baptist congregation.

By Glenda Farley January 8, 2020
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The Methodist - Baptist Church Building was obtained by the Town of Cottonwood in 1982. It is currently being remodeled for use as a brew pub.

By Glenda Farley January 7, 2020
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Cutting wood on public lands became regulated and resulted in a Supreme Court decision.

By Glenda Farley January 6, 2020
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The services of two Colorado River boatmen were needed to restore electric power to the Middle Verde area. In Oak Creek Canyon, the wooden bridge at Indian Gardens washed away.

By Glenda Farley January 3, 2020
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One year later, the fire on Christmas Eve of 1897 destroyed many buildings in the business district.

By Glenda Farley January 2, 2020
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Jerome is an orderly town with handsome residences and businesses lighted by electricity. There are 2 churches, a school, and a company hospital.

By Glenda Farley December 30, 2019
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The journey from Jerome Junction to Jerome on the United Verde & Pacific Railway included a stop at the "city" of Davis, a lumber station.

By Glenda Farley December 28, 2019
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The store opened in the booming mining town in 1918. The store building began to slide and was condemned in 1936.

By Glenda Farley December 27, 2019
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The natural habitat of the Upper Verde River, lake, springs and marshes once included an estimated 5,000 beavers, and an abundant assortment of wildlife.

By Glenda Farley May 7, 2019
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The revolution in Mexico divided the Mexican community at Jerome.

By Glenda Farley May 7, 2019
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Planning for the October 8 dedication of State Highway 79 and the W. W. Midgley Bridge began during January.

By Glenda Farley January 14, 2019
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The Community Sanitation Program came into existence as one of many work relief projects during December of 1933.

By Glenda Farley January 4, 2019
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One of the worst winters before the famous "1967 Snow" occurred in 1937, with 9 snow storms by January 19, and 14 counting from the day after Christmas.

By Glenda Farley January 2, 2019
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The United Verde Extension Mining Company Smelter at Clemenceau closed on January 14, 1937, and James S Douglas retired from business during December of 1938.

By Glenda Farley January 2, 2019
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New building codes and an inspector will result in the clean up (repairing, remodeling, redecorating) of abandoned and old structures, or their demolition.

By Glenda Farley December 12, 2018
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There are 400 acres available near the Middle Verde Reservation and 400 acres available near Lynx Lake east of Prescott.

December 6, 2018
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The travelers visited Camp Verde, Montezuma Castle, Soda Springs, Montezuma Well, etc., before returning to Jerome, Jerome Junction, and Prescott.

By Glenda Farley November 23, 2018
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A traveler's impressions of the scenery, mines, smelter, and Town of Jerome.

By Glenda Farley November 21, 2018
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The retaining wall and sidewalk on the hill by the old high school are 90 years old.

By Glenda Farley November 16, 2018
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Tombstone inscriptions help tell the story of Clarkdale's past and present.

November 12, 2018
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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.

By Glenda Farley November 7, 2018

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