Category: Historical

Days Past

Early Women Settlers Part 1

Women settlers began arriving in Prescott in early 1864—Mary Ramos was perhaps the earliest, and her name is associated with a building on today’s Museum grounds.

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Days Past

The Schuermans: Homesteading in Red Rock Country

“No roads, no schools or churches. It was beautiful, but so wild and strange…”

These were the words of Henry and Dorette Schuerman as they established their homestead near modern-day Sedona. However, they would persevere.

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Days Past

Hotel Congress, Part 2: Proprietors

An early proprietor, H. (Henry) C. Vincent, and his family experienced the full circle of life at the hotel. Moving to Prescott from Williams, he took over the Congress House on October 10, 1901.

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