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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

Petrified Forest Field Institute courses

Located in the beautiful Petrified Forest National Park in northeast Arizona, Field Institutes offer outdoor learning opportunities - the park is the classroom.

Holbrook, AZ Outdoor Recreation

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

Petrified Forest NP Horseback Riding

Horseback riding and pack animals are permitted in the wilderness. Overnight campers are limited to 6 animals. All feed and water must be packed in. All regulations pertain to horse use in the wilderness. Riders must park their vehicles and enter the wilderness at Kachina Point. A 1

, AZ Equestrian

The Mogollon Rim

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

Payson, AZ Landmarks

San Carlos Lake Fishing

San Carlos Lake Bass and Crappie Flourish by Craig Springer (USFWS) Arizona's San Carlos Lake has a storied past of producing big bass. Those yarns usually start with "I remember when . . ." Lament no more the good old days are the here and now.

, AZ Fishing

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

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

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

Painted Desert Visitor Center

Exhibits include general park information & orientation with Hands-on Geology exhibits. A 20-minute video is shown every 1/2 hour. A Bookstore and Restrooms are available. The Painted Desert Inn National Historic Landmark built by the Civilian Conservation Corps and the

, AZ Visitors Centers

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

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

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