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  • Title: The Town on the Hassayampa: A History of Wickenburg, Arizona
  • Author: Mark E. Pry
  • ISBN: 9780965737708
  • Page: 194
  • Format: Paperback

  • First settled in 1863, the same year the Territory of Arizona was established, Wickenburg is one of the oldest towns in Arizona north of the Gila River Established following the discovery of the nearby Vulture Mine, it began as a small but thriving Anglo Hispanic community of farmers, miners, and business owners living on the banks of the Hassayampa River By the mid 1870First settled in 1863, the same year the Territory of Arizona was established, Wickenburg is one of the oldest towns in Arizona north of the Gila River Established following the discovery of the nearby Vulture Mine, it began as a small but thriving Anglo Hispanic community of farmers, miners, and business owners living on the banks of the Hassayampa River By the mid 1870 s, less than a decade after the Vulture s discovery, the mine was closed and the town nearly abandoned Wickenburg could have joined the ever growing ranks of western mining ghost towns, but its residents cultivated new industries first ranching, then tourism that allowed the community to prosper and find new life as a guest ranching center the Dude Ranch Capital of the World Now it is one of the Southwest s exclusive retirement and tourist destinations The Town on the Hassayampa surveys the entire sweep of Wickenburg s history in a compact and readable narrative, tracing the rise and fall of the Vulture Mine, conflict between the Yavapai Indians and Anglo and Mexican newcomers, and the growth of the town s history and of the shifting relationships between Wickenburg s Anglo and Mexican American residents A fascinating study of small town Arizona This is a book readers will enjoy Robert A Trennert, Arizona State University
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    The Hassayampa River played an important part in the settling of Wickenburg in 1863, the same year the Territory of Arizona was established. This was a volatile area at that time with native Americans, Mexicans, US military, explorers and miners all vying for their share of the action.The first half of the book deals primarily with the early history and mining, specifically the Vulture mine which weighed heavily in the prominence of Wickenburg in the early years. The latter half of the book cove [...]

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