Most People Don’t Know How These 10 Towns In Arizona Got Their Start
How many times have you traveled across the state (or country) and wondered about the history of these cities and towns dotting the land? Today we’re going to take a look an abridged history of a handful of Arizona towns and see how they were established.
Warning: the history behind many of them are interesting enough that they will send you down a Wikipedia rabbit hole to learn more. (Maybe that’s not such a bad thing.)
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Monica is a Diné (Navajo) freelance writer and photographer based in the Southwest. Born in Gallup and raised in Phoenix, she is Tódich'ii'nii (Bitter Water People) and Tsi'naajinii (Black Streak Wood People). Monica is a staff writer for Only In Your State, photo editor for The Mesa Legend, and previously a staff writer for The Navajo Post. You can reach her at [email protected]
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