Home » The Visitors View (page 5)

The Visitors View

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, …

Read More »

Old Dominion Mine Park project receives prestigious Merit Award from BHP Billiton

A mine park in Globe-Miami was recognized recently by BHP Billiton’s world wide network of properties with a Merit Award.  If you’ve lived in Globe-Miami a long time, you might remember when the Old Dominion Mine was an unused mine site, with crumbling foundations, eroded tailing piles and rusting machinery. …

Read More »

Examining the Building Blocks of Globe-Miami

The partnership of Globe-Miami and the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture in a four-year studio project is bringing fresh eyes to the historic districts of Miami and Globe. Both challenges and opportunities are offered by the buildings here, some of which are more than 100 years old. Their stories …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

Cats Murals delight visitors and locals alike in Miami Arizona

Have you ever wondered what’s up with all the painted cats in downtown Miami? Writer Autumn Giles explains…  Miami-based artist Marianne Collins remembers getting up around 5:30 a.m. and painting until it got too hot each day for months on storefronts, doorways, planters, and trash bins around Miami’s historic downtown. …

Read More »