Category: Days Past

Days Past

The Pullman Strike of 1894: Part 2

Last week we left Prescott with a dwindling supply of goods, but little other evidence of the Pullman strike in Chicago. However, events in neighboring California affected Arizonans…

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Days Past

Canyon Diablo Train Robbery

1889—Less than three weeks after the Arizona territorial legislature made train robbery a capital crime, a sensational hold-up made headlines across the young territory.

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Prescott’s Chautauqua Experience: Part 2

Traveling Chautauquas lasting up to a week took place in Prescott into the 1920s and brought culture and educational experiences. They were a combination of lectures, dramas and musical presentations.

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