The Story of Teresa Urrea, Mexican Healer and Miracle Worker

Grave site of Teresa Urrea in Clifton. Photo Credit: Sam Lowe

CLIFTON — In one corner of the Clifton Cemetery, an unmarked grave silently braves the blistering sun, surrounded by wrought iron fencing. It houses the remains of Teresa Urrea. She is mostly forgotten today, but in her lifetime she was considered a saint by many and a rabble rouser by others.

Arizona Hotspots & Leisure Trivia 3: Can You Pass?

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Test your knowledge of Arizona hotspots and leisure activities 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.

Trivia on Arizona’s Political and Legal History: Can You Pass?

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Test your knowledge of Arizona’s political and legal history 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. Who was the first Asian-American elected mayor of a major U.S. city? […]

The Mine That Ate an Arizona Town

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MORENCI — If you ever dug up your mom’s garden with a tin scoop shovel and hauled the dirt away in a toy dump truck, you might want to look down into the Morenci Mine and appreciate what grownups can do with real tools.

Miami’s Innovative Post Office Helps Boost Real Estate

Postmark, Stamp and Letter Background circa 1950

MIAMI — Early land developers in Arizona had to be ingenious when it came to selling real estate. Here’s an example, taken from A History of the Miami Area, compiled by W.A. Haak for the Gila County Historical Society.