Amulet Mine a Surprising, Somewhat Painful Find

Mining Pick

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 […]

Trivia on Arizona Cities & Towns 2: Can You Pass?

Arizona State Map

Test your knowledge of Arizona cities and towns with this short quiz, originally published in Marshall Trimble’s Official Arizona Trivia. Don’t scroll down too quickly. The answers are posted shortly below the questions. When you’re finished, leave a comment with your score.

Arizona’s ‘Old School’ B&Bs

Bisbee

There was a time when sleeping in the classroom was strictly a no-no. But today, in some places, nodding off in the schoolhouse is not only acceptable, it’s encouraged. And the snoozers who once got their knuckles rapped are now welcomed with open arms and soft pillows. At least, that’s how it is in Globe and Bisbee…

Rotten Row: A Glimpse into the Lives of Boom Town Lawyers

Justice is served

Quite naturally, it was only a matter of time before disputes over boundaries of mining claims and real estate properties required the presence of the much-maligned frontier lawyer. Litigation became the single most lucrative, money making scheme among this frontier society dedicated to the principles of getting rich without working.

Arizona Trivia Sampler 5: Can You Pass?

Arizona State Flag

Test your knowledge of Arizona places, people and culture with this short quiz, originally published in Marshall Trimble’s Official Arizona Trivia. Don’t scroll down too quickly. The answers are posted shortly below the questions. When you’re finished, leave a comment with your score.