Sedona Westerners visit the Purtymun Homestead.
"Operation Mainstream" provided the whole community with a recreation area.
The new building at the United Verde Copper Company smelter houses the concentration plant.
The first fair was at the Cottonwood park with exhibits in the Cottonwood Community Club House.
The old organization was dissolved then the new organization was formed on Tuesday, April 15, 1924.
A & W Drive-In became the A & W Restaurant during 1973.
A & W Drive-In became the A & W Restaurant during 1973.
"Bitter Creek" is a western movie set located on the Bradshaw Ranch west of Sedona.
This marks the first attempt at developing the non-metallic mineral resources in Arizona.
The Miller Company was one of the oldest businesses at Jerome and Clarkdale and served as the "company store
Cases of scarlet fever, whooping cough, chicken pox, and measles were all reported to the health officials at Jerome.
William and Arlene Farrow sold their business to Newell F. Rhoton in 1953.
The United Verde's mine has developed 50 miles of tunnels and the ore bodies appear inexhaustible as great tonnage is taken out.
Construction of the building began on February 4, and will be completed by the end of May, 1927.
Geronimo Pena led a lonely existence for about 40 years on Mingus Mountain.
The mining camp is still overcrowded and it is almost impossible to get a place to sleep unless accommodations have been reserved in advance.
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."
Observing one of the oldest Cottonwood traditions, a dance was held in the newly completed building on February 24, 1923.
The Works Progress Administration projects at Page Springs and Camp Verde were under way and the new bridge at Clarkdale would begin during April.
Architect A. J. Gilford designed the new building with 8 classrooms at the Lower Townsite.
Mr. Gobins hired Architect A. L. Gilford to design his new building and Contractor George Barnett to build the structure.
The Cottonwood Rural Fire Station, planned during 1973, was completed during April of 1974.
The new Cottonwood Public Library was built on Mingus Avenue near Sixth Street.
Artifacts from Tuzigoot were displayed in the museum at Clarkdale before the Tuzigoot Museum building was completed.
A collection of newspaper clippings tells the story of Sheriff Cameron, Al. Sieber and 3 Indian trackers.
The December snow storms were followed by rain during January.
The Cottonwood Town Council is studying the possibility of locating a new town hall near the corner of Sixth Street and Mingus Avenue.
Changes in Main Street businesses dominated the local news.
New residents of Cottonwood operate the service stations.
A correspondent gathered information about some of the people and the history of Jerome for a series of newspaper articles printed during 1916.
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.
After the scenic ride on the railroad to Jerome, tourists may enjoy a series of scenic drives on roads to the mines.
Most of the improvements at Jerome mentioned by the correspondent would, as he predicted, burn in another fire.
This home was occupied by Mary Willard until 1921, and has been occupied by the Burnett family since 1973.
Phelps Dodge Corporation was the largest employer and biggest business concern in Yavapai County.
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.
Once you have tasted the trout of West Clear Creek you will be reluctant to eat their hatchery-raised cousins.
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.
Jerome is still the most unique town in America.
After spending a day and night alone in the forest, Maudie finally gave up during the second day and decided to stay where she was, confident that her daddy would find her.
The family of William W. Nichols used burros to pack water to the mining camps and also sold milk, butter, cheese, eggs, and beef to the early residents of what became Jerome.
The old general merchandise store and post office that served as a meeting place for early residents was torn down and salvaged during October.
Cottonwood was a "Boom Town" with buildings completed every week during the summer of 1917. Roads were bad (with a wash on each end of town and a wash running through the middle of town), water came from a horse trough at Alonzo Mason's store, and there was no electricity or sewer.
Surviving the "Depression" in the Verde Valley was difficult for everyone. Some unemployed men were given the opportunity to earn $15 each month.
The "Old Tree Meeting" on October 3, 1875, was the first of 80 yearly Sunday gatherings at Middle Verde by 1955.
After the Bridgeport Tavern was torn down Jim and Virginia McGowan moved to their new Chaparral on South Main Street in Cottonwood.
The ruins and smokestack of TAPCO are located about 3 miles up the Verde River from Clarkdale.
The oldest buildings in the Cottonwood Commercial Historic District are the 1917 Kovacovich Mercantile grocery store and the 1917 Kovacovich Warehouse. Both are 100 years old.
The Bob Bradshaw Ranch, 9 miles from the highway, now has a western town ready to be photographed.
Although the original wood building was destroyed during a 1925 fire, the business survived as the Cottonwood Hotel. It is a reminder of the old town and its historic past.
About 20 mining claims in Walnut Gulch had been idle since 1907 or 1908. Prescott men bought the property at a tax sale and plan to develop the mines.