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Aug 252015
 
Our History in Photos

Photo courtesy of the Old Trails Museum Ben Williams (in hat) took his children for a hired buggy ride in Winslow Park, which is believed to be in the vicinity of what is now Vargas Park. Ben was part of the Williams trading post family, and co-owned a mercantile in early Winslow with his brother Read More…






Aug 072015
 

  Photo courtesy of the Old Trails Museum In the 1930s, downtown Winslow was bustling with business. Establishments that lined Second Street at the time included (left to right) Central Drug, the Palace Hotel, the post office, the Palace of Sweets and Sunset Dairy.






Jul 302015
 
Our Heritage In Pictures

Photo courtesy of the Navajo County Historical Society In the July 24 edition of the paper it was noted that this photo is of Andy Blevins (Cooper) and his sister Lila, and that he took part in the Pleasant Valley War, including the ambush of a Tewksbury cabin near Young. That Andy Blevins was the Read More…






May 072015
 

Photo courtesy of the Navajo County Historical Society The H.H. Scorse Store was a popular stop for early residents of Holbrook. The store was owned and operated by Henry Hudson Scorse, one of the first settlers at Horse Head Crossing on the Little Colorado River and one of the leading businessmen in Holbrook.






May 012015
 
Our Heritage In Photos: Joseph City's Early Years

Photo courtesy of Amber Fish Joseph City was a bustling community in the early years when Route 66 was the only road through town. This photo was taken looking west down Route 66 near where the old LDS church stood and where Hansen’s Automotive now stands.