Local historian Glenda Farley guides us on a journey back in time to discover fascinating moments that make up our Verde Valley history.
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.
The Methodist - Baptist Church Building was occupied and enlarged by the Baptist congregation.
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.
Cutting wood on public lands became regulated and resulted in a Supreme Court decision.
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.
One year later, the fire on Christmas Eve of 1897 destroyed many buildings in the business district.
Jerome is an orderly town with handsome residences and businesses lighted by electricity. There are 2 churches, a school, and a company hospital.
The journey from Jerome Junction to Jerome on the United Verde & Pacific Railway included a stop at the "city" of Davis, a lumber station.
The store opened in the booming mining town in 1918. The store building began to slide and was condemned in 1936.