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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 1913-1972: VALLEY VIEW CEMETERY

Tombstone inscriptions help tell the story of Clarkdale's past and present.

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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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