Gila County Historical Museum

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Gila County Historical Museum was once used as a rescue station for the old Dominion Mine from 1914 until the 1960s. The museum houses many collections and Indian artifacts dating back to 1125 A.D., as well as many articles of period furniture, an exhibit dedicated to ranching and the early-day cowboy and many photographic exhibits. The museum is operated by the Gila County Historical Society.

Hours: Monday through Friday, 10 am to 4 pm; Saturday, 11 am to 3 pm.
Address: 1330 N Broad St
Phone: 520-425-7385

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Old Gila County Jail

When Gila County moved its offices into the then new county courthouse in March, 1907, the county jail was housed in the rear of the ground floor. Shortly thereafter, it was apparent that the jail within the courthouse was insufficient to meet the needs of the county. On January 5, 1909

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Besh-Ba-Gowah Archaeological Park

Besh-Ba-Gowah is an ancient ruin unlike the others. Here you are encouraged to walk within the rooms of this 700 year old pueblo, climb ladders into the upper stories, and see the utensils, pottery and furbishings that were a part of life in pre-Columbian times.

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Arizona Edison Building

The exact construction date is unknown, but pictorial references verify this two story brick structure was built between 1905 and 1910. The Edison Electric Company occupied the ground floor and the upstairs was a residence for the company manager and his family.

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Historic Courthouse

The old Gila County Courthouse is now home to the Cobre Valley Center for the Arts. This building was actually the second county courthouse built on this site. The original courthouse, completed in September 1888, was evidently inadequate to begin with. By March, 1907

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Cobre Valley Country Club

Locals claim this is the oldest nine hole course in the State of Arizona. Water hazards only come into play on two holes. The signature hole is #4, a 422-yard, par 4

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