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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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As a resident of Cottonwood he was known for his buildings, businesses, and involvement in the community.

By Glenda Farley March 10, 2021
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The United Verde mine and smelter are hiring more employees and warmer weather is prevailing.

By Glenda Farley March 10, 2021
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While the corporal slumbered in the baggage car, his prisoner escaped by jumping off the train.

By Glenda Farley February 22, 2021
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The government reports from 1874 and 1875 contain some interesting descriptions and information.

By Glenda Farley February 22, 2021
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The Verde River resembles the great Mississippi, several smelters will soon be producing copper, there is an epidemic, and an embezzler has been arrested. "The snow storm which commenced on Friday continued at intervals until last night when the 'clouds rolled by' and today opened perfectly clear." (Arizona Weekly Journal-Miner; Prescott; Wednesday, February 6, 1901.) There was another storm.

By Glenda Farley February 9, 2021
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A man was stabbed and a woman was shot. While searching for a killer, police seize liquor and 3 stills.

By Glenda Farley February 4, 2021
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Campers and fishermen talked about their discoveries, ghost sightings, and told "fish stories." Even local residents were thought to exaggerate. As a result only a few of their stories were printed.

By Glenda Farley February 3, 2021
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The mineral patent in the name of Elizabeth C. Fisher was obtained for the "Little Daisy" on July 8, 1901. Her husband, the largest stockholder, was in charge of work at the mine.

By Glenda Farley January 25, 2021
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School Trustees in several districts reported unauthorized and fraudulent expenses.

By Glenda Farley January 13, 2021

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