Gayle Hartmann/Tucson Presidio Talk

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Take a relaxing break from the holiday hubbub and join the OVHS for a presentation by Gayle Hartmann!  Gayle will speak on the topic of “Recapturing Our Spanish Past” with a focus on the history of the Tucson Presidio.  Find out more about the unique history of our city and the preservation of this historic gem.  Gayle has spent the last 35 years working in a variety of archeological arenas throughout southern Arizona.

The discussion will take place at the Oro Valley Public Library at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 5.  This talk is free and open to the public.  Donations to OVHS are appreciated.

Determining Our Destiny: Oro Valley’s Heritage

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We offer a wide variety of events, including lectures, book- signings, film screenings, and festivals. OVHS also offers walking tours of various historical sites including Steam Pump Ranch , and specializes in tours of the Pusch House. In addition, OVHS hosts events in collaboration with other organizations, such as the Oro Valley Public Library and Archaeology Southwest.

Determining Our Destiny: Oro Valley’s Heritage, is a brief documentary of Oro Valley’s history and heritage. Spearheaded by Oro Valley resident and patron of the arts William D. Adler, this project is a collaboration of many individual and organizations. Special thanks to: Jim Kreigh, Pat Spoerl, Paul Loomis, Joyce Rychener, Steve Roseman, Barry Gillaspie, Oro Valley Historical Society and Town of Oro Valley staff Amanda Jacobs and Misti Nowak. Visual and audio production by Randy Metcalf. Narrated by Lisa Anne Glomb. Sound engineering by Shawnmarie Stanton, Stanton & Stanton Studios. Copyright William D. Adler 2014.


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