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Sharlot Hall MuseumWe're told to "Stay Home, Stay Healthy, Stay Connected." To do so, we've had to change the way we communicate with our Museum members, volunteers, visiting public and our constituencies. Welcome to our working plan: "#MuseumFromHome" We're introducing our new Museum "blog" intended to keep you informed of Museum activities and efforts during these trying times. We may be working from home... a few of us will still be on-campus handling facilities issues, too. Emphasis will be on communicating via social media and the website, while we maintain our "social... Read More
If These Gates Could Talk
By Worcester P. Bong
If you’ve been to the Prescott campus of Yavapai College attending a performance at the Performing Arts Center or taking a walk through the sculpture garden next door, you will notice the original south gates to Fort Whipple. When construction of Yavapai College began in 1968 in Prescott, the planners had the foresight to retain these gates as a historical marker for future generations to see. So what was it like traveling past the south gates and what historical buildings were in place before Yavapai College opened in September 1970?