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Verde Heritage

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After the September fire, adobe, concrete, and brick were used to construct a more substantial town.

By Glenda Farley August 3, 2020
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One crash caused a fire near Jerome; the other crash was on the rim near the Slide Fire.

By Glenda Farley July 22, 2020
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Since 1946 Bob Bradshaw had helped motion picture companies filming in the Verde Valley and Sedona areas.

By Glenda Farley July 21, 2020
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Bacon Rind Park was named in 1890 by two fishermen from Jerome.

By Glenda Farley June 15, 2020
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J. O. Mullen was Superintendent of Schools for 31 years. During the early 1900's, schools were closed about 30% of the time due to epidemics such as smallpox, scarlet fever, diphtheria, etc.

May 12, 2020
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The new bandstand was built south of the grandstand on the west side of the ball park.

By Glenda Farley April 24, 2020
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A fire in the center of town on the east side of Main Street during February was followed by the fire that destroyed most of the west side of Main Street during April of 1925. One year later, on the first anniversary, most of the buildings had been rebuilt.

By Glenda Farley April 22, 2020
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Camp Funston, where Yavapai County recruits were trained during World War I, was identified as a source of the influenza epidemic.

By Glenda Farley April 20, 2020
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This epidemic began during the first week of March and lasted until the middle of June.

By Glenda Farley April 13, 2020
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In Arizona Territory, this was a legal holiday observed on the first Friday of February. Later, Arbor Day was celebrated on the first Friday of February in the southern counties and the first Friday of April in the northern counties. Arbor Day is now observed on the last Friday of April.

By Glenda Farley April 8, 2020
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The mine at Jerome was shipping 12 railroad cars of 25% copper ore daily, and plans were made to build a smelter.

By Glenda Farley April 2, 2020
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Residents of Jerome complained about the indifference of county officials during the epidemic. The petition for the incorporation of the Town of Jerome was granted on March 8.

By Glenda Farley April 1, 2020
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The Marcus J. Lawrence Memorial Hospital building became a senior citizens' home.

By Glenda Farley March 31, 2020
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One year before the new smelter at Clarkdale began operations and four years before the new smelter at Verde/Clemenceau began filling the skies with smoke, farms, orchards, and vineyards were thriving. Irrigation water from artesian wells drilled after 1911 and ditch development brought agricultural prosperity to valley farmers who sold what they produced to the residents of the mining and smelter towns.

March 27, 2020
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The proposed dam was expected to be built until the stock market crashed during October.

By Glenda Farley March 13, 2020
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Incorporated Clarkdale old town area of 1.95 square miles, more than doubled in size with the addition of 2.31 square miles mostly owned by Clarkdale Realty, Inc.

By Glenda Farley March 9, 2020
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In addition to the new building, a nearby building was remodeled for high school students.

By Glenda Farley March 4, 2020
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Phoenix Cement Company began operations during 1959 and will begin an expansion plan during the fall of 1960 which includes the addition of another rotary kiln.

By Glenda Farley February 26, 2020
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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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