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.

Amulet Mine a Surprising, Somewhat Painful Find

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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.