The Gila County Museum, is located on the OLD West Highway in Globe. We’re in the 1920 Mine Rescue Station, and it’s all about history and service. The research library is one of the best places to find information on lost relatives or locating history on the local mining industry. The research volunteers will work with you to find the information you need. The history greeters are here to make your stay a fun filled time. They will assist you as you spend time at the Mine Rescue Station, The Gila County Museum its history and fun!

The Gila County Historical Society Board of Directors


Gary Andress

LaVerna Andress

Mary Cay Armer

Janine Barefoot

Jim Davis

Stan Gibson

Ken Hein

Peggy Hilker

Dee Hunt

Myrna Lenox

Carl Lopez

Linda Lopez

Mary Ann Moreno

Barbara Osborn

Jim Osborn

Lynne Perry

Vernon Perry

Fernando Shipley

Charles Snow

Peggy Snow

May Sullivan

Randy Sullivan

Robert Tunis

Bob Zache


Sheldon Miller
Gila County Historical Museum Director


Vernon Perry, President

Carl Lopez, Vice President

LaVerna Andress, Secretary

Jeanine Barefoot, Treasurer