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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

Globe, AZ Pioneer History


Tonto Natural Bridge State Park Trails

Please carry drinking water while hiking trails. All park trails descend into Pine Canyon and are steep and strenuous. Pine Creek Trail, - about 1/2 mile long (400 feet developed - undeveloped in the creek bottom), leads to the Pine Creek natural area. Hiking shoes are recommended. (

, AZ Hiking

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

Roosevelt Lake Fishing

For fisherman, Roosevelt Lake is the place to be with killer spring crappie spawns to lunker largemouth bass and record-setting flathead or channel catfish in the summer. "

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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

Petrified Forest NP Hiking

Visitors can drive the 28 miles of the Main Park road, stopping at any number of overlooks to see petrified wood, petroglyphs, archeological sites, and Painted Desert vistas.

, AZ Hiking

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

Located in downtown Winslow is "The Corner", made famous by the song "Take It Easy". Written by Glenn Frey and Jackson Browne, "Take It Easy" became The Eagles first hit single in the 70's, and put Winslow on the map. The verse "Standin' on a corner in Winslow, Arizona,"

Winslow, AZ Landmarks

Historic Courthouse

Built in 1898 and in service until 1976, the historic Navajo County Courthouse is one of only two Richardsonian Romanesque courthouses in the state of Arizona. Located along old Route 66, the courthouse is listed on the National Historic Register

Holbrook, AZ Historic Courthouses

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


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