All posts in AZ History & Heritage

  • Riordan Mansion Flagstaff Arizona
    Haunting at Riordan Mansion
    September 19, 2011, Comments Off on Haunting at Riordan Mansion

    Riordan Mansion State Historic Park stands tucked away among the Ponderosa pines of Kinlichi Knoll in Flagstaff, Arizona. The park showcases the home of a pair of pioneering brothers, Timothy […]

  • Walnut Canyon Arizona
    Walnut Canyon National Monument
    August 30, 2011, Comments Off on Walnut Canyon National Monument

    Soaring limestone cliffs in Northern Arizona shelter more than 80 small pueblo dwellings of an ancient people — the Sinagua — in what is now Walnut Canyon National Monument. Sinagua […]

  • Arizona Fun Facts
    Arizona Fun Facts
    March 25, 2011, Comments Off on Arizona Fun Facts

    Arizona is a land of contradictions. For many people, the state is synonymous with hot, low-elevation deserts, covered with cacti and creosote bushes. In point of fact, more than half […]

  • The Rocky Road to Arizona Statehood
    November 3, 2009, Comments Off on The Rocky Road to Arizona Statehood

    Had it not been for some interesting twists of fate, Arizona and New Mexico might have ended up with totally different borders. Or been named something totally different. Or ended […]

  • Inhabitants of the Grand Canyon
    September 18, 2009, Comments Off on Inhabitants of the Grand Canyon

    The Grand Canyon has had many admirers over the years. We aren’t the first to be in awe of its natural beauty. The oldest human artifacts in the park are […]

  • Pueble Indian Ruins of Montezuma Castle
    Visit the Pueblo Indian Ruins of the Southwest
    January 3, 2008, Comments Off on Visit the Pueblo Indian Ruins of the Southwest

    The Hohokam Indians first settled a long stretch of the Verde River in central Arizona and were later followed by the Sinagua Indians. The Sinagua are credited with the introduction […]

  • Cameron Trading Post
    Cameron Trading Post
    October 10, 2007, 3 Comments

    The Cameron Trading Post has been providing visitors, travelers and explorers to the desert southwest with needed supplies for nearly a century. In the early days, that meant trading almost […]

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