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Dec. 15, 2020

Salome Arizona

Salome is in Western Arizona. It is in La Paz County. The town is located in the McMullen Valley between the Harquahala and Harcuvar Mountains on U.S. Highway 60.

 

 

Overview:
Salome is known for being the hometown of Arizona’s first humorist Dick Wick Hall. He put the ...

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Dec. 4, 2020

Hopi Reservation

Hopi Reservation in northeastern Arizona occupies

parts of Navajo and Coconino Counties. It encompasses approximately

1,542,306 acres, of which 911,000 acres are identified as

the Hopi Partitioned Lands. Neighboring towns include Flagstaff,

Winslow, and Holbrook. The reservation consists of three major

mesas rising up to 7,200 ...

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Dec. 4, 2020

Homolovi Ruins State Park

This site is Arizona's first archaeological state park. Located along the Little Colorado River, Homolovi, a Hopi word meaning 'place of the little hills,' consists of four major pueblo sites thought to have been occupied between A.D. 1200 and 1425 by ancestors of today's Hopi Indians. There ...

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Dec. 4, 2020

Hoover Dam

Hoover Dam is rated as one of America’s Seven Modern Civil Engineering Wonders.  It is also the highest dam in the United States and is a National Landmark.  It is a sight to see!  The Dam stands 726 feet and is one of the highest concrete structures ...

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Dec. 4, 2020

Arizona Home Central

Carl Chapman’s Phoenix Arizona Home Central™ is the main section to locate your property selection in Phoenix.  You are surrounded by mountains that skirt the edges of Central Phoenix. Camelback Mountain sits in the east, Piestewa Peak (Squaw Peak) in the northeast, South Mountain in the south, and in ...

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Dec. 4, 2020

Superior

Superior is 63 miles east of Phoenix on U.S. 60 at the

junction of state Highway 177. The town, in a mountainous set-ting

at an elevation of 2,882 feet, is surrounded by peaks such

as Iron Mountain at 6,056 feet.

 

In 1900, George Lobb laid out ...

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Dec. 4, 2020

Sycamore Canyon Wilderness Area

The Sycamore Canyon Wilderness Area is 55,937 acres.  It is a deep a 26-mile canyon sculpted out of sandstone.  Sycamore Creek runs at the bottom of the canyon.  The winding creek is surrounded by tree filled side canyons and wildlife.  The canyon runs parallel with ...

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Dec. 4, 2020

Sycamore Canyon Trail

Sycamore Canyon Trial goes through the scenic canyon filled with plants and wildlife not found anywhere else in the United States.  The habitat is Riparian, Sonoran desert scrub, oak woodlands, grasslands and mesquite.  It is in the Coronado National Forest.  The trail is rough in spots, but ...

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Dec. 4, 2020

Sharlot Hall Museum

The Sharlot Hall Museum opened in 1927.  The museum was created by Sharlot M. Hall.  She was a poet and one time state historian, who had a strong love for recounting the past.  Her collections and artifacts can be seen inside the museum. 

The museum sits ...

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Dec. 4, 2020

Show Low

Show Low, the commercial and tourism hub of the

White Mountains, was established in 1870 and incorporated in

1953. Located in southern Navajo County at an elevation of

6,400 feet, the city is 175 miles northeast of Phoenix and 195

miles north of Tucson. Show Low received its name ...

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