An Educated Ghost Lost on CampusTUCSON – Around the turn of the Twentieth Century, a young University of Arizona coed was brutally murdered and her body was thrown down an old well that once inhabited the space where the Modern Languages Building now stands. When the building was being erected in 1965, construction workers found her remains but didn't notify ...
Arizona Oddities’ Favorite 10 Posts of 2014We 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.
Arizona Oddities’ Top 10 Posts of 2014A 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!
The Story of Teresa Urrea, Mexican Healer and Miracle WorkerCLIFTON -- 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.
Wallace and Ladmo, Gone but Not ForgottenQ: My husband and I moved here almost a year ago. We were at a dinner not long ago with three other couples and everyone except us was talking about Wallace and Ladmo? Who are they? A: Alas, dear lady, it is not who they are, it is who they were.
The Story of Tom Horn: Old West Legends Die HardAt the Laramie County Courthouse, Tom Horn, legendary government scout, Pinkerton detective, champion rodeo cowboy, and range regulator was taken from his cell and led into the courtyard and up the scaffolding steps to the gallows platform where a hangman's noose was waiting.
Arizona Oddities’ Top 10 Posts of 2012A special thank you to all of the new and loyal readers of Arizona Oddities. 2012 has been an amazing year and we look forward to 2013. We believe we have a truly special publication and a very special audience. Here’s a look at our most popular posts of 2012.
Arizona Oddities’ Favorite 12 Posts from 2012We 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 12 posts from 2012.
Paranormal Investigators Seek Out Haunted Relics from Old ArizonaArizona has a dynamic and diverse history. Many of yesterday’s relics and landmarks intrigue today’s residents and visitors. Towns like Jerome and Bisbee have staked reputations on haunted hotels, mines and other attractions.
Trivia on Arizona’s Notable People: Can You Pass?Test your knowledge of Arizona’s people and history with this quick 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. Good luck, this one is tricky!