Kentucky Camp Tour-Historic Mining in the Santa Rita Foothills

Representatives of the Friends of Kentucky Camp and Coronado National Forest will be leading a tour of the Kentucky Camp Historic District located approximately an hour and a half southeast of Tucson, near the community of Sonoita. Beginning in the 1870s the eastern hills of the Santa Rita Mountains were the site of extensive gold […]

Davina Two Bears – The Leupp Isolation Center Historical Site:  Interconnections of Navajo and Japanese American History during World War II

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THIS LECTURE IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC BUT YOU MUST CLICK HERE TO PREREGISTER The Old Leupp Boarding School was a federal Indian boarding school in operation on the southwest Navajo Reservation in northern Arizona from 1909-1942, but after the school closed, the United States War Department reused the OLBS as a Japanese Citizen Isolation Center in […]

AAHS Used Book Sale

Arizona State Museum

  We will be set up in front of the Arizona State Museum during the Tucson Festival of Books on March 4th and 5th. Lots of new titles especially history and biography as well as archaeology. As always the sale supports the Arizona State Museum library. Please stop by, browse and buy.  

AAHS Used Book Sale

AAHS Used Book Sale March 4th and 5th We will be set up in front of the Arizona State Museum during the Tucson Festival of Books on March 4th and 5th. Lots of new titles especially history and biography as well as archaeology. As always the sale supports the Arizona State Museum library. Please stop […]

MIMBRES SITES AND PONY HILL PETROGLYPHS

Join us for a trip to Silver City and the Mimbres Valley led by Mimbres scholar Pat Gilman. We will plan to spend Friday and Saturday nights in Silver City. For those who are able to arrive in Silver City before 3:30 on Friday, there is the option of visiting the Mimbres pottery collection (probably the […]

Julio Amador Bech- “Rain and Fertility Symbolism in the Rock Art and Cultural Landscape of the Trincheras Sites of Northwestern Sonora

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Trincheras archaeological sites of northwestern Sonora (A.D. 200 – 1450) are located in the lower Sonoran Desert, along the Magdalena, Altar, and Asunción/Concepción river drainages and adjacent volcanic hills. The Trincheras tradition is characterized by terraced hill-sides with stairs, ramps, and pathways connecting the terraces (trincheras). On the summits are stone alignments serving as observatories […]

Roosevelt Neighborhood Walking Tour- Historic Architecture of Downtown Phoenix

Bob Graham, a local Phoenix architect with expertise in historic preservation, will be leading a walking tour of the historic Roosevelt Neighborhood in downtown Phoenix. Roosevelt is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and features a wide variety of historic commercial and residential structures. This neighborhood encapsulates the growth and development of Phoenix […]

Patricia Crown – “Drinking Rituals and Politics in Chaco Canyon”

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This lecture will be offered through Zoom on the date above. The presenter has asked that the session NOT be recorded nor posted on YouTube.   Drinking rituals are common throughout the world, and they impact exchange, crafts, the economy, and politics in the past.  For the last two decades, Crown has studied the cylinder […]