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Glenda Farley

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The natural habitat of the Upper Verde River, lake, springs and marshes once included an estimated 5,000 beavers, and an abundant assortment of wildlife.

By Glenda Farley May 7, 2019
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The revolution in Mexico divided the Mexican community at Jerome.

By Glenda Farley May 7, 2019
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Planning for the October 8 dedication of State Highway 79 and the W. W. Midgley Bridge began during January.

By Glenda Farley January 14, 2019
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The Community Sanitation Program came into existence as one of many work relief projects during December of 1933.

By Glenda Farley January 4, 2019
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One of the worst winters before the famous "1967 Snow" occurred in 1937, with 9 snow storms by January 19, and 14 counting from the day after Christmas.

By Glenda Farley January 2, 2019
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The United Verde Extension Mining Company Smelter at Clemenceau closed on January 14, 1937, and James S Douglas retired from business during December of 1938.

By Glenda Farley January 2, 2019
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New building codes and an inspector will result in the clean up (repairing, remodeling, redecorating) of abandoned and old structures, or their demolition.

By Glenda Farley December 12, 2018
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Cottonwood businessmen move to Clarkdale

By Glenda Farley November 26, 2018
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The travelers visited Camp Verde, Montezuma Castle, Soda Springs, Montezuma Well, etc., before returning to Jerome, Jerome Junction, and Prescott.

By Glenda Farley November 23, 2018
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A traveler's impressions of the scenery, mines, smelter, and Town of Jerome.

By Glenda Farley November 21, 2018
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The retaining wall and sidewalk on the hill by the old high school are 90 years old.

By Glenda Farley November 16, 2018
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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.

By Glenda Farley November 7, 2018
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The traditional gathering at the Montezuma Well Picnic Ground will be from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Sunday, September 23, 2018.

By Glenda Farley September 19, 2018
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Alfredo and Ava Gutierrez operated a Mexican restaurant on 89A at 12th Street.

By Glenda Farley July 17, 2018
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The constantly changing wind made fire fighting more difficult.

By Glenda Farley June 29, 2018
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A controlled brush burn of 170 acres got out of control and burned 14,500 acres.

By Glenda Farley June 20, 2018
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The cultivation of grapes and manufacture of wine is a nice business in the Verde Valley.

By Glenda Farley June 12, 2018
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Herbicide used to kill weeds and Johnson grass poisoned fish and other aquatic life.

By Glenda Farley June 8, 2018
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Trout season opens with many enthusiastic anglers.

By Glenda Farley June 6, 2018
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Jerome burned again. Sheriff John Munds arrived to help maintain law and order.

By Glenda Farley June 4, 2018
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After the end of the Spanish-American War soldiers at Montauk Point, New York, sent letters home to Yavapai County.

By Glenda Farley May 21, 2018
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Sedona Westerners visit the Purtymun Homestead.

By Glenda Farley May 18, 2018
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"Operation Mainstream" provided the whole community with a recreation area.

By Glenda Farley May 7, 2018
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The new building at the United Verde Copper Company smelter houses the concentration plant.

By Glenda Farley May 2, 2018
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The first fair was at the Cottonwood park with exhibits in the Cottonwood Community Club House.

By Glenda Farley April 30, 2018
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The old organization was dissolved then the new organization was formed on Tuesday, April 15, 1924.

By Glenda Farley April 24, 2018
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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.

By Glenda Farley April 11, 2018
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"Bitter Creek" is a western movie set located on the Bradshaw Ranch west of Sedona.

By Glenda Farley March 30, 2018
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This marks the first attempt at developing the non-metallic mineral resources in Arizona.

By Glenda Farley March 26, 2018
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The Miller Company was one of the oldest businesses at Jerome and Clarkdale and served as the "company store

By Glenda Farley March 26, 2018
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Cases of scarlet fever, whooping cough, chicken pox, and measles were all reported to the health officials at Jerome.

By Glenda Farley March 21, 2018
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William and Arlene Farrow sold their business to Newell F. Rhoton in 1953.

By Glenda Farley March 19, 2018
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The United Verde's mine has developed 50 miles of tunnels and the ore bodies appear inexhaustible as great tonnage is taken out.

By Glenda Farley March 13, 2018
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Construction of the building began on February 4, and will be completed by the end of May, 1927.

By Glenda Farley March 13, 2018
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Geronimo Pena led a lonely existence for about 40 years on Mingus Mountain.

By Glenda Farley March 7, 2018
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The mining camp is still overcrowded and it is almost impossible to get a place to sleep unless accommodations have been reserved in advance.

By Glenda Farley February 27, 2018
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How the Cottonwood Community Club House was built is a story of determined women with the motto, "Work from the heart is the key to achievement."

By Glenda Farley February 27, 2018
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Observing one of the oldest Cottonwood traditions, a dance was held in the newly completed building on February 24, 1923.

By Glenda Farley February 20, 2018
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The Works Progress Administration projects at Page Springs and Camp Verde were under way and the new bridge at Clarkdale would begin during April.

By Glenda Farley February 19, 2018
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Architect A. J. Gilford designed the new building with 8 classrooms at the Lower Townsite.

By Glenda Farley February 17, 2018
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Mr. Gobins hired Architect A. L. Gilford to design his new building and Contractor George Barnett to build the structure.

By Glenda Farley February 17, 2018
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The Cottonwood Rural Fire Station, planned during 1973, was completed during April of 1974.

By Glenda Farley February 7, 2018
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The new Cottonwood Public Library was built on Mingus Avenue near Sixth Street.

By Glenda Farley February 5, 2018
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Artifacts from Tuzigoot were displayed in the museum at Clarkdale before the Tuzigoot Museum building was completed.

By Glenda Farley February 5, 2018
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A collection of newspaper clippings tells the story of Sheriff Cameron, Al. Sieber and 3 Indian trackers.

By Glenda Farley February 5, 2018
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The December snow storms were followed by rain during January.

By Glenda Farley January 24, 2018
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The Cottonwood Town Council is studying the possibility of locating a new town hall near the corner of Sixth Street and Mingus Avenue.

By Glenda Farley January 16, 2018
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Changes in Main Street businesses dominated the local news.

By Glenda Farley January 16, 2018
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New residents of Cottonwood operate the service stations.

By Glenda Farley January 12, 2018
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A correspondent gathered information about some of the people and the history of Jerome for a series of newspaper articles printed during 1916.

By Glenda Farley December 29, 2017

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