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Old Dominion Days returns as Gila County Historical Museum moves forward with expansion plans

As activities around the region resume again in the wake of the COVID shutdown, the Gila County Historical Society and Museum is once again poised to host Old Dominion Days, a celebration of the mining history of the Globe-Miami area that will return for its fourth iteration. “It survived the …

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Smithsonian chooses Historical Museum as “Museum on Main Street”

The Smithsonian in Washington is confirming something area residents have known all along—the Gila County Historical Museum is special. So special, in fact, the Smithsonian chose the Museum in Globe for its pilot project, known as “Museum on Main Street” (MoMS), to develop a unique humanities-based exhibition about Americans at …

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Superior Chamber to host 6th Annual Prickly Pear Festival

SUPERIOR- This year’s Prickly Pear Festival is billed as a “Celebration of our Incredible Edible Desert” This annual event originated from our friends at Boyce Thompson Arboretum- A World Class Botanical Garden!  What started out as a series of classes demonstrating the many uses of the Prickly Pear fruit blossomed into …

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