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Glenda Farley

Local historian Glenda Farley guides us on a journey back in time to discover fascinating moments that make up our Verde Valley history.

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School Trustees in several districts reported unauthorized and fraudulent expenses.

By Glenda Farley January 13, 2021
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His previous good character, and the fact that he was protecting his aged father at the time of the assault, led the governor to grant him a pardon.

By Glenda Farley December 29, 2020
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A more colorful and beautiful Christmas entertainment can hardly be imagined.

By Glenda Farley December 26, 2020
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A petrified man was discovered during November and displayed at the St. Elmo. A mummy was discovered with artifacts in a cave-in at the United Verde Copper Company on December 3.

By Glenda Farley December 21, 2020
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John Hance came to Prescott in 1868, farmed in Chino Valley, homesteaded on Ash Creek and on the Verde River, was well-known in the Verde Valley, and after 1880 became famous at Grand Canyon.

By Glenda Farley December 16, 2020
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The Verde Valley Railroad and the Santa Fe had more than their share of bad luck.

By Glenda Farley December 7, 2020
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The first case of influenza on October 4 was followed by the discontinuance of public gatherings, a strict quarantine of the town on October 15, and an order for all people to wear masks. Quarantine was lifted on November 11, but the mask order continued.

By Glenda Farley December 5, 2020
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"Larry Russell, who grew up beside Soldier Wash in Sedona, revisited his childhood home."

By Glenda Farley November 30, 2020
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A correspondent describes Jerome and the United Verde Copper Company leased by William A. Clark in 1888. As soon as the purchase was finalized in 1890, financial resources were available for vast improvements, development, and new equipment.

By Glenda Farley November 26, 2020

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