Less than 20 years after his 1881 arrival in Globe, George W. P. Hunt advanced from ”slinging hash” at Pasco’s Restaurant to the presidency of the Old Dominion Commercial Company.  During this time, he became involved in politics.  He served seven terms on the Arizona Territorial Legislature and was elected president of the Arizona Constitutional…

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1901 Fire As reported in the July 4, 1901 Arizona Silver Belt The third disastrous fire in the history of Globe destroyed 25 buildings on north Broad Street occurring on July 2, 1901.  At about half past four o’clock, the fire has its beginning in one of the rear rooms of the Allison lodgings over…

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The first Christmas celebrated in Globe was in 1877.  This post is a video using a diaorama carved from wood by Bob Williamson, images from the museum’s photo collection and a narration of the 1877 story. https://gilahistoricalmuseum.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/Christmas1878EditedAudioWM.mp4

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Rosie Perica MOFFORD is the great and special lady who was born and grew up in Globe, Arizona. Years later when Rose became a household name to the people of Arizona, she attributed much of her success to her wonderful family and growing up in the rural copper mining community of Globe. The Gila Gila…

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