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Old Dominion Mine Park in Globe Arizona. Photo by LCGross

Playground Grand Opening Saturday at Mine Park

GLOBE- The historic Old Dominion Mine Park will host an official grand opening for its’ expanded playground for kids on Saturday, February 3rd at 2pm.  Although kids have been enjoying it for some time during the ongoing  improvements, the formal grand opening ceremony for the playground is this weekend.  The …

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Chrysotile Mine as it looks today_Photo by Virgil Alexander

Chrysotile, Arizona: First Hand accounts of life at an Asbestos Mine

Chrysotile, Arizona was home to one of Arizona’s most prolific asbestos mines in the early 1900s. At the time there were over a hundred and fifty of these mines found throughout Central Arizona, largely concentrated in the Salt River region. Collectively they produced some 75,000 tons of asbestos from 1913 …

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GlobeJailHostsHauntedHouse. Photo by Kenneth Chan.

New Attraction in Globe, Arizona designed to Haunt Visitors

All the pounding and sawing inside the historic jail in Globe over the month of August has raised questions about the possibility of sinister happenings in these parts. Tales of crazed zombies desperately scratching at windows and the sounds of unearthly moans emanating from the ghostly throats of long-gone prisoners …

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