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Museum announces new exhibit: “Planes,Trains and Automobiles.”

GLOBE- The grand opening of the “Planes, Trains & Automobiles” photo exhibit at the Gila County Historical Museum will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 16th.   Join the museum members for a variety of fun and informative activities. In addition to the photo display and guided museum tours, car enthusiasts may enjoy …

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Rosa McKay stands with fellow legislators including Governor George Hunt (6th from right). Photo courtesy of Arizona State Archives.

Gila Countys’ Rosa McKay: Champion of women’s rights

She was knocked down by gunmen as she marched into the Bisbee Western Union office, but that did not deter Rosa McKay from sending a telegram to President Woodrow Wilson requesting “protection for the women and children of the Warren District.”    It was July 12, 1918, and Cochise County …

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Verde Canyon Railroad offers Valentine’s Day experience

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, on February 11, 12 and 14, 2017, Verde Canyon Railroad “sweetens” the experience aboard its most popular event, Chocolate Lovers’ Train. Where else can passengers enjoy a flight of wine and chocolate decadence while catching a glimpse of bald eagles in flight?  Guest ContributorGuest …

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Globe Cemetery headstone for Woodmen of the World, circa 1898

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

 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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Photographers and visitors flock to Besh Ba Gowah to view luminarias on Dec. 18th

Don’t miss Globe’s most famously festive holiday event: the one-night-only Festival of Lights when more than 1,000 luminarias light the walls of the rebuilt Besh Ba Gowah pueblo archaeological park in the city of Globe. Admission is free (donations always welcome, though); events start at sunset with a charming evening of breathtaking beauty, …

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