2nd Saturday of the Month in OLD TOWN COTTONWOOD AZ.
Hear the stories about this small western town, once called the "Biggest Little Town in the State of Arizona." Local historian and storyteller, Karen Leff, the owner of the Cottonwood Hotel, the oldest hotel in Cottonwood, will take you on a trip to the past with this interactive HISTORIC BUILDING & HOME TOUR. Learn the history of the 1925 hotel (est. since 1917), a historic 1928 Spanish Colonial Revival home, working artist gallery, remnants of an old 1923 cellar, part of an old secret bootlegging tunnel, a 1929 haunted jail with Al Capone's name carved on an outside cell wall, while listening to bootlegging and ghost stories and more. The tour combines the old with the new. You will have interactive experiences, touring historic reuse through some of the local businesses. You'll meet local shop keepers who'll share their hospitality with appetizers and drink. You'll sample healthy & fresh flavors of Verde Valley Olive Oil Traders and stroll through wine tasting rooms (extra $$ for wine tasting). Combining the old with the new, you'll meet local shop keepers and working artist who'll share their hospitality with appetizers and drink, touring through historic reuse with local businesses.
-Cultural diversity contributes to the thriving and sustainable Old Town businesses and neighborhood.
-Limited tickets can be purchased in advance for $15 per person. Tour is limited to 20 people with a minimum of 4 persons. Call Karen at 928-634-9455 (office/message) or 928-202-2207 (direct).
-Wear good walking shoes. Bring your camera. There are some places on this tour, where only the tour group is allowed!
Meet at the Cottonwood Hotel, 930 N. Main St., Cottonwood, AZ
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