- ORAIBI -- This small community on the Hopi Reservation vies with Acoma Pueblo in New Mexico and St. Augustine in Florida for the honor of being the oldest continuously inhabited town in the United States. Unearthed artifacts indicate there have been people living here since about 1150 A.D.
- We offer a wide range of stories on Arizona Oddities catering to an eclectic group of fans from around the state, nation and even the world. 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 10 posts from 2014.
- A special thank you to all of the new and loyal readers of Arizona Oddities. 2014 has been another exciting year in Arizona, and we look forward to 2015. Looking back, here’s an overview of our most popular posts this year. Lots of wildlife and nature lovers out there!
- Here's something odd -- when Dolan Ellis and I first met, we tried to gun each other down in a shootout. It was a promotion for a Scottsdale's Parada del Sol rodeo. We were armed with six-guns and faced each other on Main Street. Then we drew and fired, but nobody got hurt because we ...
- 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.
- PHOENIX — The Great Soul Trial of 1967 had nothing to do with tryouts for a gospel singing group. Instead, it was a legal attempt to prove the existence of a human soul. And, not surprisingly, there was a lot of money involved. In 1949, 70-year-old James Kidd, a prospector, disappeared into the wilderness of ...
- SAN CARLOS RESERVATION -- In the 1920s, the federal government decided Arizona needed another dam. Surveyors picked a site on the Reservation, and when the new barrier was completed, they named it Coolidge Dam, after the incumbent president, who actually showed up for the dedication ceremony.
- WILLIAMS -- From its earliest days until now, the Red Garter has been a labor of love. The early occupants sold love, and the early patrons bought love. Now John Holst takes care of it with loving hands. The structure that houses the Red Garter Bed and Bakery...
- 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).