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Rick Collins: Life and War on the Edge of the Spanish Frontier

Life and War on the Edge of the Spanish Frontier   Usually when we think of Arizona in Spanish Colonial times we have an image of crumbling adobe…

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Rattlesnake Queen – Article on Homesteading

Homesteaders Jim and Catherine Reidy In 1912 Jim Reidy moved with his parents from New York City to southern Arizona as a nine year old boy when his…

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TOWN CENTER MASTER DEVELOPMENT

  The Town Center is an 87 acre site located at the Southeast corner of Rancho Vistoso Blvd. and Moore Rd. in Oro Valley. This site, which is…

Early picture of house downtown Tucson, AZ where Puschs and Zipfs lived. Believed to be  house at 428 S. 4th Ave.

PUSCH FAMILY HISTORY

PUSCH FAMILY HISTORY by Henry Zipf At 18 years of age, George Pusch was the older of two teenage boys who traveled to America in 1865. George had…

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INA GITTINGS

INA GITTINGS Ina Gittings Pioneer Educator and Homesteader By Jim Williams She was an early women’s educator, a community activist and a homesteader in Oro Valley. A major…

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HOBNOBBING WITH ROYALTY

LIFE ON YE OL’ HOMESTEAD — TUCSON MOUNTAINS by Bob Riddell With Pertinent Notes as to Dates, Episodes, etc. Provided by His Mother. Hobnobbing With Royalty In 1937,…

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