The story of the Dudley House. The first hotel in Prescott that was “hard finished,” offering walls and a solid roof.
Indian War Military Posts of Yavapai County: A Primer
A comprehensive primer of frontier military posts in Yavapai County, AZ during the Indian Wars. Both an alphabetical and a chronological list is offered including dates, locations and the reason behind each post's name.
1871: CB Genung Builds the Old Yarnell Road
The story of the first heavy use road to run from Kirkland to Wickenburg before there was a White Spar Road (Hwy. 89). It was built by Charles Genung in 1871.
1876: The American Ranch: The Ritz of Stage Stops
The story of the historic American Ranch stage stop which was located 12 miles from Prescott, AZ. on the Prescott to Hardyville toll road.
Downtown Store Windows in the 1800's
A description of what a visitor to downtown Prescott, AZ would see in 19th century store window displays.
The surprising story of "big-box" stores a century and a half ago in Prescott.
Prescott AZ's 2nd worst disaster: the Mercy Hospital fire, June 8, 1940. Prescott would be without a hospital for 33 months.
The Story Behind Prescott's Street Cars
The history, rise and fall of the Prescott & Mount Union Railway Company--Prescott Arizona's short-lived trolley system.
The story of a Granite St. building as told by the archeological findings. There was drinking, eating, gambling and opium.
The founding and history of the Senator Highway in Prescott, AZ
A humorous look at the shoddy construction of Yavapai County’s Old Courthouse which led to its early demise.
The early history of the gazebo on Prescott (AZ) downtown Plaza. First used as a bandstand, it became the focal point of many community events.