Monthly Archives: January 2010

ABC Arizona Communities Eagar: “The Home of the Dome” Was a Late Bloomer. Shortly after the creation of Arizona Territory Hispanic families from New Mexico moved to what is now southern Apache County to sell grain and hay to the … Continue reading

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Douglas: “The Smelter City” Cleaned Up To Become “The Premier Southwestern Border Community.” After 20 years smelting ore at Bisbee, the Phelps Dodge Copper Queen mine realized that Mule Pass Gulch “is not a desirable location for a smelter. The … Continue reading

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