Stories

The History of the Copper Kettle

by Dee Hunt, Archivist In 1923, with no bus service and few cars, attending a game at the nearest high school meant about a seven mile walk-few stopping places in between. Parents objected strongly to this, not only because of the distance, but because of a rivalry which has no modern comparison. Gang fights and…

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Globe High School History

A history of Globe High School. Graduates include Rose Mofford, the first female governor of the state, Jimmy Lopez, the hero of the Iran Hostage Incident of 1979, and Larry Perino, at one time the youngest major in the US Army and a participant in “Black Hawk Down” in Somalia, among others…

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A Candle in a Kyack Box

You never know what kind of adventure a day in the Gila County Historical Museum will bring you. You might be working as a docent to share the history of our area that are within the walls of our museum or searching for an artifact that someone thinks that we might have or looking for…

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