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The History of Prescott Arizona

Collection of Articles on the History of Prescott Arizona from the Sharlot Hall Museum Archives

The Goldwaters of Prescott: Parts I and II
What? Whiskey Row without the whiskey?
Yavapai-Apache Indian war with early settlers: Part II
Yavapai-Apache Indian war with early local settlers: Part I
Ellen 'Nellie' Cashman: Free spirit of the gold camps – Part II
Ellen 'Nellie' Cashman: Free-spirit of the gold camps Part I
History of Prescott's Sharlot Hall Museum: Part III 1970s to present
History of Prescott's Sharlot Hall Museum: Part II 1944-1974
History of Prescott's Sharlot Hall Museum: Part I 1864-1943
Grierson letters provide candid view of 19th century family life
Ralph H. Cameron: The forgotten figure of Arizona's Statehood, Part II
Ralph H. Cameron: The forgotten figure of Arizona's Statehood, Part I
Prescott's own George Phippen, western artist extraordinaire
Fort Whipple: territorial fort to VA Medical Complex – Part II
Fort Whipple: territorial fort to VA Medical Complex, Part I
The past speaks to us, Part II: Housing the past
The past speaks to us, Part I: Revealing the past
Frontier Christmas in and near the Arizona Territory, 1863
Controversies surround Yavapai County's 1875 first legal hanging
The 36-foot replica of the USS Arizona is back! Part II
The 36-foot replica of the USS Arizona is back! Part I
A centennial mystery: The 'Miner Statue' on the USS Arizona
The mystery of "Little Egypt" at the Palace in Prescott
"Prescott's First Citizen" Pauline Weaver comes home
1930s showman scared up big crowds for 'Bride of Frankenstein'
Arizona's Territorial Capital moves multiple times in 25 years
Pauline Weaver: Prescott's legendary "First Citizen"
History along Route 89 from Chino Valley to Ash Fork
History of the Arizona Territory
Family and school memories in 1950s Prescott
Charles Preuss, the reluctant explorer and mapmaker for John C. Fremont
The 1871 "Wickenburg Massacre"
Votes for women! Arizona Territory's ill-fated Suffrage Bill of 1883
Miller Valley named for brothers Sam and Jake: Part II
Miller Valley named for brothers Sam and Jake: Part I
From Tovrea Castle in Phoenix to Carraro's Grotto in Yarnell
"World's Oldest Rodeo": Prescott, Arizona
A pioneer family of Yavapai County: Part III
A pioneer family of Yavapai County: Part II
A pioneer family of Yavapai County: Part I
Prescott's St. Joseph's Academy: 1878-1966
A Memorial Day 2011 "Treasure of the past"
Martin family massacre, 1886
The Antelope Station murder of George H. "Yaqui" Wilson
Childhood memories of the 1950s in Prescott: Part III
Childhood memories of the early 1950s in Prescott: Part II
Childhood memories of the early 1950s in Prescott: Part I
"Bill," the stately elk, is a Prescott landmark: Part II
"Bill," the stately elk, is a Prescott landmark: Part I
Old Citizen's Cemetery
Prescott's first public library: Part III
Prescott's first public library: Part II
Prescott's first public library: Part I
Family loyalty helps save escapee from hanging
A brief history of the Ku Klux Klan in Prescott
A day trip to Seligman on the Williamson Valley Road
The "Stone Corral"
Arizona Territory's first Masonic Lodge (Part I and Part II, combined)
The literary career of Sharlot Hall
Arizona's first Christmas tree
Clara S. Olmstead: an Arizona Pioneer from 1884 to 1906
A Prayer for the USS Arizona
Actor Mitchell Ingraham and his 1920s Elks' Theatre connection
St. Luke's Episcopal Church and the Fremont House: Part II
St Luke's Episcopal Church and the Fremont House: Part I
A Prescott soldier's story in the Great War
"The Horribles" of Prescott, 1881-1894: Part II
The "Horribles" of Prescott, 1881-1894: Part I
Territorial Arizona's gambling prohibition experiment: Part II
Arizona Territory's gambling prohibition experiment: Part I
The history of Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Prescott: Part II
The history of Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Prescott: Part I
The legacy of Viola Jimulla, Yavapai-Prescott Tribe Chieftess, lives on
Dr. Charles Franklin Parker's "Harvard of the West"
James M. Dodson, one of Prescott's toughest lawmen
Rachel E. Berry, Arizona's first female legislator: Part II
Rachel E. Berry, Arizona's first female legislator: Part I
"The first quartz mine in the new Territory": Part II
"The first quartz mine in the new Territory": Part I
Prescott's famous "fireproof" Hotel Burke: Part II
Prescott's famous "fireproof" Hotel Burke: Part I
Original Elks Opera House piano still in Prescott
Sharlot Hall's 1907 "Hassayamper's Evening" at the Elk's Opera House
'Grand Lady', the Plaza bandstand, is 100 years old: Part II
'Grand lady', the Plaza bandstand, is 100 years old: Part I
The USS Arizona and the Prescott Connection: Part II
The USS Arizona and the Prescott connection: Part I
Gold in the hills gives birth to Prescott
The U.S. Army Camel Military Corps in Arizona: Part II
The U.S. Army Camel Military Corps in Arizona: Part I
The dynamite "demon" of Whiskey Row
Observations on Prescott, the capital of the newly formed Arizona Territory
Florence Miller Laney, 19th century Prescott pioneer madam
A brief history of health care in Prescott: Part II
A brief history of health care in Prescott: Part I
The military and civilian demographics along the Fort Mohave/Prescott Road
The forgotten story of "Diamond May" Ackerman
Andrew L. Moeller: pioneer, entrepreneur, philanthropist
Prescott's Taylor T. Hicks, Sr.: "One of a kind" Part II
Prescott's Taylor T. Hicks, Sr.: "One of a kind" Part I
Etta Mae "Ma Hutch" Hutcheson, Arizona Legislator 1953-1972
Confession of murderer Michael DeHay of Cerbat, AZ, 1876
Arizona's first governor, George W. P. Hunt, married a cowgirl
Prescott's Eagle Drug Store: 1918-1981 Part II
Prescott's Eagle Drug Store: 1918-1981 Part I
The Hassayampa Country Club was Prescott's "Crown Jewel" Part II
The Hassayampa Country Club was Prescott's "Crown Jewel" Part I
A life cut short: The 1887 murder of Reyes Baca
Old West Cowboy Detectives
Prof. Ludwig Thomas: Territorial Prescott's "Music Man"
Prescott's Smoki Bomber, 1944
December 1864: First Christmas in Prescott
How the state of Arizona got its name: Part II
How the state of Arizona got its name: Part I
A memorial tribute to Leonard "Rosie" Ross: 1906-2009 Part II
A memorial tribute to Leonard "Rosie" Ross: 1906-2009 Part I
A new home in a new land: Germany to America, 1847
1960s Police Chief Ken Lindley remembered for dedication to community: Part II
1960s Police Chief Ken Lindley remembered for dedication to community: Part I
Herb Jepko: Beloved talk show host's Prescott connection
Scouts and trackers in 1800s Yavapai County: Part II
Scouts and trackers in 1800s Yavapai County: Part I
1878 effort to "sell" Arizona
Lincoln Elementary School celebrates 100th year
Harry Du Souchet: Prescott's Stage-Struck Telegrapher
In Search of James Fleming Parker: Robber and Murderer
Deja vu for engineer Tobe Miller tragedies for two engines
Ranch History: O RO Ranch – doing things the old-fashioned way
"Gold in Coyote Canyon": Samar Inzer Roman's memoirs
Irishman Hugo O'Conor, Tucson's founding father: Part II
Irishman Hugo O'Conor, Tucson's founding father: Part I
Marcus Aurelius Smith: Arizona's first Senator 1912
Tom Mix: the early cowboy years
Walnut Creek CCC Camp: Part II
Walnut Creek CCC Camp: Part I
Arizona Pioneers' Home history dates back a century
Mine explosion: two-fold tragedy for one family
The Memorial Day service of 1909
The Miller family and The Spanish Flu of 1918
History of the Rotary Clubs of Prescott
Blue Rose Theater celebrates 15 years on May 6, 2009
The Briggeman House
More memories of old Skull Valley
So, how DID Prescott get its name?: The contrary truth about Gen. John G. Chandler
Westward, Ho! : "Pathfinder to the West", John Charles Fremont
Roosevelt's Rough Riders Commemorative Stamp
Medora Hooper Krieger, local USGS geological pioneer
My Memories of Abraham Lincoln
Memories of old Congress and Rich Hill
In regard to Annie Hamilton
Memories of old Skull Valley
Baseball in the Arizona Territory: 1863-1912
Squatting on the plaza: 1867 style
Local doctor, John Bryan McNally, shot by deranged prospector, 1898
The "Scythe": Spanish influenza in northern Arizona, 1918, Part II
The "Scythe": Spanish influenza in Northern Arizona, 1918, Part I
Pauline O'Neill remembers Buckey: In her own words
Ranch History: The Las Vegas Ranch
An Annotated History of the area of the Ponderosa Park Subdivision: Part II
An Annotated History of the area of the Ponderosa Park Subdivision: Part I
Memories of 1940s Hillside, AZ
History of the location of present day Las Fuentes Resort Village: Part III
History of the location of present day Las Fuentes Resort Village: Part II
History of the location of present day Las Fuentes Resort Village: Part I
The lawman and the outlaw
Museum'?s Memorial Rose Garden: a tribute to pioneer women of Arizona
Fort Whipple's first telegraph: a turning point in Prescott history
James Doak: A three-part story
Musings of a historical researcher
John Arbuckle: entrepreneur, trust-buster, inventor and humanitarian
Rock 'n roll in 1960s Prescott,
Sharlot Hall shares Christmas wishes
The remarkable story of Solon Borglum
Stage-struck songsters: Operetta in territorial Prescott Part II
Stage-struck songsters: Operetta in territorial Prescott Part I
Sharlot Hall and "The Deacon": Legend of the Gila monster
Early history of Prescott's water supply and the Prescott National Forest designation: Part II
Early history of Prescott's water supply and national forest designation:
In 1891, the 'Horribles' took over Prescott
Pleasant Valley: A historic and legal perspective
A brief history of the Civil War in Arizona
Fort Whipple's talented engineer: Lieutenant Earl D. Thomas
From dime store novels to Prescott Book Festival: Sixth Edition
Birds of a feather? Charles Lummis and Sharlot M. Hall: Part II
Birds of a feather? Charles F. Lummis and Sharlot M. Hall: Part I
Dave Jenner: rancher, philanthropist and Renaissance man
'The hill was named for Col. Glassford'
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