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BHP announces partial trail closures at Old Dominion Mine Park beginning Feb. 11th.

BHP, the mining company which owns the popular Dominion Mine Park across from Globe’s Chamber of Commerce, has announced that work will begin on the upper area of the park on February 11th and run through April 30th. globemiamiThis content comes to you through GMTimes staff and/or contributed content through …

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Announcing Globe Historic Home and Building Tour April 7-8

GLOBE- The 34th annual Historic Home and Building Tour is set for April 7-8 in Globe. Early day homes that bring alive the excitement of territorial Globe will be featured along with two historic churches, Holy Angels Catholic Church which is celebrating its centennial, and St. Peter’s Lutheran Church. globemiamiThis …

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Exploring the Globe Cemetery.And some of its lesser known stories

Globe Cemetery headstone for Woodmen of the World, circa 1898

 With its weathered, and often cracked headstones dating back to the late 1800s, it’s easy to let the Globe Cemetery capture the imagination. Covering roughly 32 acres of land in the hills on the west end of town, its entry lined with tall, ominous cypress trees (also known as graveyard …

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Picket Post Mansion opens for rare tour Dec. 10-11

West-facing walls and windows of historic Picket post House are all that most people have ever seen of the 7,000 square foot mansion — but after a five-year hiatus, two special weekends of public tours return Dec. 10-11, and also Jan. 7-8. Guest ContributorGuest Contributors include press releases, guest authors, …

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Tonto National Monument is an archaeology treasure located in Tonto Basin

By: Jean Sullivan Tucked away in canyons high above Roosevelt Lake stand two 700 –year-old cliff dwellings inhabited by a multi-ethnic group that archaeologists have named the “Salado”.  Salado dwellings were located along the Salt River, Tonto Basin and in Globe (Besh Ba Gowah and Gila Pueblo). Archaeologists believe these …

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Making the Most of our Magnificent Prickly Pear

Story by Gina Gentry McElroy Cheri’s Desert Harvest products will be represented at this year’s Prickly Pear Festival.  Who knew so much could come from a desert cactus? Cheri Romanoski, that’s who. A native Tucsonan who grew up appreciating the desert and its natural resources, Cheri took it upon herself …

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