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Sanguinetti House Museum Garden Talks & Desert Tours

Arizona Historical Society
Sanguinetti House Museum, Yuma

2012 Centennial Calendar

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Garden talks are held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesdays in the museum gardens, 240 Madison Ave., Yuma. Cost is $5 per person; free for members and volunteers.Sunday desert tours explore areas of historic interest. We travel in caravan (high-clearance vehicles but not 4-wheel drive are required for some trips) with a tour guide leading the way and explaining the history along the route. Cost is $10 per person; free for members and volunteers.For event flyers and reservations call 928-782-1841, or e-mail ahsyuma@azhs.gov.

January 7 – 8, 2012 Silent Auction at the Yuma Antique Sale, Convention Center.
January 7, 2012 Book signing, Arizona: A Celebration of the Grand Canyon State, by
Jim Turner, former AHS historian.
January 11, 2012 Garden talk: Mark Haynes, “The History of Military Weapons, Civil War to Present.”
January 15, 2012 Desert tour: Colorado River Siphon at Yuma to Laguna Dam, commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Siphon.
January 25, 2012 Garden talk: Ron Shook, “The Wilson Family & Wilson Boarding House.”
January 29, 2012 Desert tour: Tinajas Altas
February 8, 2012 Garden talk: “Yuma, the Day Arizona Became a State, 1912.”
February 11, 2012 Yuma Crossing Day & Redondo Fiesta Day.
February 12, 2012 Desert tour: The Yuma Valley and a trip to the Gadsden Museum
February 22, 2012 Garden talk: George Chavez, “Old-Time Yuma Families, Figueroa, Contreras, Lorona, Chavez.”
February 26, 2012 Desert trip and lunch: American Girl Mine.
March 7, 2012 Garden talk: TBA
March 11, 2012 Desert tour: Gila Trail through Yuma.
March 21, 2012 Garden talk – TBA
March 25, 2012 Desert tour: Camp Laguna.