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VERDE HERITAGE 1937: WPA Projects in the Verde Valley

The Works Progress Administration projects at Page Springs and Camp Verde were under way and the new bridge at Clarkdale would begin during April.

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Sedona Pathways Our Daily Journey: Feb. 19, 2018

Early evening is one of my favorite times to be cruising the peaks with all the beautiful shadows and the low angle light warming all the colors and so it was on Saturday when I headed up there just before sunset.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1924: CLARKDALE PRIMARY SCHOOL

Architect A. J. Gilford designed the new building with 8 classrooms at the Lower Townsite.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1925: CHOKREE GOBINS BUILDING

Mr. Gobins hired Architect A. L. Gilford to design his new building and Contractor George Barnett to build the structure.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1973-1974: Cottonwood Rural Fire Department

The Cottonwood Rural Fire Station, planned during 1973, was completed during April of 1974.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1955: FORT VERDE MUSEUM PLANNED

Barracks Six, one of four remaining buildings, will be used for a museum. The other buildings have been converted into homes.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1971-1972: COTTONWOOD LIBRARY

The new Cottonwood Public Library was built on Mingus Avenue near Sixth Street.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1936: TUZIGOOT RUINS WORK PROCEEDS

Artifacts from Tuzigoot were displayed in the museum at Clarkdale before the Tuzigoot Museum building was completed.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1898: Sheep Thieves Arrested Near Jerome

A collection of newspaper clippings tells the story of Sheriff Cameron, Al. Sieber and 3 Indian trackers.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1916: VERDE REACHES ITS HIGH WATER MARK

The December snow storms were followed by rain during January.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1969: NEW COUNTY BUILDING DEDICATION

The Cottonwood Town Council is studying the possibility of locating a new town hall near the corner of Sixth Street and Mingus Avenue.

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VERDE HERITAGE: 1929: COTTONWOOD NEWS, January.

Changes in Main Street businesses dominated the local news.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1837: U. V. X. CLOSES SMELTER, January 14.

South of Cottonwood, the furnace fires have been extinguished in the smelter at Clemenceau.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1970: Service Stations Under New Management.

New residents of Cottonwood operate the service stations.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1968: CAMP VERDE CAVALRY CARRIES MAIL

Men on horseback carried mail from Camp Verde to Pine and Payson from 1884 until 1914. A special commemorative pony mail run re-enactment honored the historic mail carriers on January 27, 1968.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1916: JEROME; "The Personal Touch"

A correspondent gathered information about some of the people and the history of Jerome for a series of newspaper articles printed during 1916.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1916: United Verde Extension Mining Company

J. J. Fisher discovered a small sliver of unclaimed land, then it was patented by Elizabeth C. Fisher. After Mr. Fisher died in 1911, the property attracted the attention of James S. Douglas.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1916: Jerome District Made Attractive to Tourists

After the scenic ride on the railroad to Jerome, tourists may enjoy a series of scenic drives on roads to the mines.

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Verde Heritage 1897: JEROME NEWS

Most of the improvements at Jerome mentioned by the correspondent would, as he predicted, burn in another fire.

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Verde Heritage 1887-2017: THE MARY WILLARD HOUSE

This home was occupied by Mary Willard until 1921, and has been occupied by the Burnett family since 1973.

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VERDE HERITAGE: 1938: PHELPS DODGE OPEN HOUSE

Phelps Dodge Corporation was the largest employer and biggest business concern in Yavapai County.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1911: CLARKDALE; Land Transactions.

The United Verde Copper Company purchased land for the railroad right-of-way, for the new smelter site and town of Clarkdale, and for water rights from 1906 until 1913.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1960: WEST CLEAR CREEK; Native Trout Wait For The Ambitious

Once you have tasted the trout of West Clear Creek you will be reluctant to eat their hatchery-raised cousins.

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VERDE HERITAGE COTTONWOOD: "Remember The Alamo?"

When Jerome grew to be a lively mining camp during the 1890's, Charles Willard started the Alamo Dairy at his Cottonwood ranch and began delivering milk to the prosperous community.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1937: JEROME, Famed Sliding City Again Moving Down Mountainside.

Jerome is still the most unique town in America.