Local historian Glenda Farley guides us on a journey back in time to discover fascinating moments that make up our Verde Valley history.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1969: NEW COUNTY BUILDING DEDICATION

The Cottonwood Town Council is studying the possibility of locating a new town hall near the corner of Sixth Street and Mingus Avenue.

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VERDE HERITAGE: 1929: COTTONWOOD NEWS, January.

Changes in Main Street businesses dominated the local news.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1970: Service Stations Under New Management.

New residents of Cottonwood operate the service stations.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1916: JEROME; "The Personal Touch"

A correspondent gathered information about some of the people and the history of Jerome for a series of newspaper articles printed during 1916.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1916: United Verde Extension Mining Company

J. J. Fisher discovered a small sliver of unclaimed land, then it was patented by Elizabeth C. Fisher. After Mr. Fisher died in 1911, the property attracted the attention of James S. Douglas.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1916: Jerome District Made Attractive to Tourists

After the scenic ride on the railroad to Jerome, tourists may enjoy a series of scenic drives on roads to the mines.

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Verde Heritage 1897: JEROME NEWS

Most of the improvements at Jerome mentioned by the correspondent would, as he predicted, burn in another fire.

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Verde Heritage 1887-2017: THE MARY WILLARD HOUSE

This home was occupied by Mary Willard until 1921, and has been occupied by the Burnett family since 1973.

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VERDE HERITAGE: 1938: PHELPS DODGE OPEN HOUSE

Phelps Dodge Corporation was the largest employer and biggest business concern in Yavapai County.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1911: CLARKDALE; Land Transactions.

The United Verde Copper Company purchased land for the railroad right-of-way, for the new smelter site and town of Clarkdale, and for water rights from 1906 until 1913.

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