December 31, 2017
December 17, 2017
1864: Prescott's First Christmas
There were roughly 200-300 anglos around the Prescott area and the few houses that did exist in the tiny burg happily opened their doors to all that arrived.
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Labels: Christmas, Ft. Whipple, Governors Mansion, guns, History, mining, Pioneer Women, placer gold, Prescott, ranching, Walker, Weaver
December 10, 2017
1853: The First Christmas in Northern Arizona
This time included December 25th, and the first anglo Christmas ever celebrated in northern Arizona would combine with modest commemorations from cultures here previously.
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Labels: Arizona, blizzards, camping, Christmas, Ft. Whipple, History, military, travel, wildlife, Yavapai County
Location: Yavapai County, AZ, USA
December 3, 2017
1940: Prescott's Hospital Destroyed by Fire
What resulted has been called "the second worst disaster in Prescott history;" surpassed only by the Great Fire of 1900.
Posted by Drew Desmond at 9:03 AM No comments:
Labels: Arizona, buildings, disasters, fires, History, medicine, Mercy Hospital, Prescott, St. Joseph's Academy
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