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Payson Golf Course

This 18 hole course is open to the public. The course's front nine is wide open and its back nine is more hilly. The greens are slow, and there is a creek that comes into play on seven holes. The course was built at 5,000

Payson, AZ Golf Courses

Rim Country Museum

The museum, which is housed in Payson's 1906 Forest Service ranger station and a replica of a historic local hotel, contains an extensive collection of artifacts and memorabilia, telling the history of the Rim country and focusing on what life was like as a forest ranger in the early years.

Payson, AZ Museums

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.

Globe, AZ Archaeology

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

Globe, AZ Pioneer History

Payson Parks

The Payson Parks and Recreation Department manages and maintains over 150 acres of parkland for the benefit and enjoyment of its citizens and visitors alike. Please stop by and spend some time at our facilities we know you'll like what you find. Green Valley Park is a 40

Payson, AZ City Parks

Zane Grey Country

Under the Tonto Rim, Code of the West, To the Last Man, are all western thrillers written by Zane Grey, one of the most prolific writers of all time. The inspiration for these and many of Grey's 85 novels, 114 movies, and 215 short stories was the Tonto Rim, also known as "

Payson, AZ Famous People

The Mogollon Rim

The Mogollon Rim, Arizona's mighty backbone, is an epic in natural, human history.

Payson, AZ Landmarks

Bullion Plaza Cultural Center and Museum

The Bullion Plaza Cultural Center and Museum is at the western edge of Miami, Arizona. Bullion Plaza School was opened in 1923 as a grammar school for Mexican-American and Apache Indian children. The school was desegregated in the early 1950s and served as a public school until 1994. In 2000

Miami, AZ Museums

Strawberry Schoolhouse

This log cabin was put up in a single day by a community log-raising party in the autumn of 1885. It opened as a school and social center in early 1866. The interior was nicely finished with wallpaper and wainscoting, and was well supplied with manufactured desks and blackboards. In 1907

Strawberry, AZ Historic Schoolhouses

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

Globe, AZ Historic Courthouses

The Craftsman Style Cottage Home

This 1915 home with original wood siding is typical of the craftsman era. As the home changed hands over time, the house was altered with each new owner's needs;

Globe, AZ Historic Homes

Shoofly Indian Archaeological Site

A self-guided tour through this ancient village site will show you how the native people lived here between AD 1000 and 1250. This site once held more than 80

Payson, AZ Archaeology

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