Category: Days Past

Days Past

Barry Goldwater and the Palace

Whiskey Row of Prescott, Arizona is arguably the most fascinating, historical quarter-city block in the western United States, with the Palace Saloon as centerpiece.

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H.M.S. Pinafore Sails in Prescott Once Again

The comic operetta “Pinafore” has been a favorite with Prescottonians ever since December 1879, when the nationally renowned burlesque star, Miss Pauline Markham, rumbled into our territorial capital on the stagecoach from Tucson.

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Prescott’s King of Christmas

In December 1876, The Weekly Arizona Miner proclaimed German immigrant Jul Rodenburg the “King when it comes to getting up a Christmas whether public or private.” Read how early Prescottonians celebrated Christmas—European-style!

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