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01 Dec
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Frontier Christmas

The Annual Frontier Christmas is a featured holiday highlight of "Arizona's Christmas City" Prescott.  Luminarias, hand-made decorations, fresh-baked cookies and hot cider welcome locals and out-of-town visitors to celebrate a full dose of holiday spirit... Learn More
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Arizona and the Great War exhibit

A one-minute overview of the new exhibit, “Arizona and the Great War”

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Plan to Visit Fort Whipple Museum

Nearby Fort Whipple Museum has reopened along Officers' Row at the Bob Stump-NoAZ Veteran Affairs Medical Center in Prescott. The 1908-vintage Museum exhibit building is a joint operation with VA facility and Sharlot Hall Musuem, and is located near AZ-89 and AZ-69. Hours for visitation are Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is by donation. Fort Whipple Museum

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WWI Exhibit Featured at Museum

At this time 100 years ago, America was fully engaged in the "Great War" — the war to end all wars — that had been raging in Europe for five-plus years.  Arizona had been a state for only a short time, but its citizens were anxious to assist the war effort. "Arizona and the Great War" is the featured exhibit at Sharlot Hall Museum that portrays the background, social and political change, and transition from an isolated Southwest territory to a patriotic state engaged on the home front in support... Read More
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An Arizona History Adventure

Sharlot Hall Museum is an educational and cultural center, which fosters public and community understanding and appreciation of historical, social, and natural aspects of Arizona, with emphasis on the Central Highlands, and which promotes involvement in and support for research, collections, conservation, exhibits, and related programs.

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DAYS PAST

Back at the Ranch: Sharlot Hall’s Life at Orchard Ranch

Publish Date: 2018-11-17

By Tom Schmidt

Sharlot Mabridth Hall’s public life has been discussed in great detail. She is remembered as the founder of the Sharlot Hall Museum, Arizona’s first territorial historian, an advocate for Arizona statehood and preserving history, and a poet. However, Sharlot’s life at Orchard Ranch (located on today’s Highway 69 east of Prescott Valley) is the subject of this article. It was here that Sharlot lived a strenuous life as a woman rancher while caring for her parents, Adeline (Boblett) Hall and James Hall.

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