Local historian Glenda Farley guides us on a journey back in time to discover fascinating moments that make up our Verde Valley history.
School Trustees in several districts reported unauthorized and fraudulent expenses.
Long standing jealousy led to a double
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.
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.
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.
The Verde Valley Railroad and the Santa Fe had more than their share of bad luck.
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.
"Larry Russell, who grew up beside Soldier Wash in Sedona, revisited his childhood home."
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.