Arizona’s rugged central mountains, with their brawny mountains and twisting, boulder-choked canyons were a perfect place to lose a mine. Coronado’s...
A Continuous Picnic Goes South
– Illustrations by Bob Boze Bell – Like so many bad trips, this one started out as a fun adventure. The so-called Brewster wagon train departed...
Arizona’s Yavapai-Apache War
A tour of the conflict’s historic sites is a poignant reminder of how unmerciful war was meted out against the state’s Native people. ...
When was the most dangerous period in Arizona history during the Apache Wars? The most dangerous period began in 1861 and the years immediately...
The former lawman’s eight years in Yavapai County may have been the best of his life.
The Ordeal Of Olive Oatman Thousands of American soldiers were planning to converge on the Valley and slaughter them all if they didn’t set Olive “free”
During the 1850s no sooner did the Army Corps of Topographical Engineers survey wagon roads to the Pacific than emigrants began painting their...