A special thank you to all of the new and loyal readers of Arizona Oddities. 2013 has been an exciting year in Arizona, and we look forward to 2014. Looking back, here’s an overview of our most popular posts this year…
We offer a wide range of stories on Arizona Oddities catering to an eclectic group of fans from around the state. From history and recreation to artistic endeavors and those weird things you see along the highway, we’ve got it covered. Here, we’re showcasing our favorite 13 posts from 2013 (in no particular order).
SKULL VALLEY — The Skull Valley General Store performs its “Symphony of the Floor Boards” almost every day. Years ago, all general stores had such melodies because they all had hardwood floors which squeaked under the footsteps of those who trod therein. It was (and is) a discordant kind of music. The beat and length of each selection depended on how far the squeakiest walked across the floor.
LYNX CREEK — One of the first things a miner should learn is to be careful where he puts his pick. As proof, consider an item from the May 13, 1899, edition of the Prescott Journal Miner concerning J.M. Moore and how he discovered the Amulet Mine. According to the report, Moore was prospecting on […]