Meetings are held in the Redwood Room of the Library and Cultural Center at 5pm on the first Monday of the month, unless otherwise noted.

Next Meeting Date: Feb 6th Guest Speaker Albert Quihuis, will present Territorial Arizona and the 5 C’s

 Our new Maricopa Museum and Visitor Center at Heritage Park located at 44240 Maricopa-Casa Grande Hwy, is now open for tours, Wed – Sat 10am to 2pm. For more information on the Museum call 520-483-4692 during open hours.

Check out “Where to go Today” for upcoming Historical Conferences

Maricopa Museum and Visitor Center at Heritage Park

We have had good news coverage for our Visitor Center and Museum.  Most of which can still be seen online at InMaricopa, Maricopa Monitor and PBS TV coverage on Arizona Horizon at

Maricopa Historic Society Meetings

Maricopa Historical Society Meetings have started up again plus regional and national event information is now available.

Zephyr Car Postcard

With COVID it is hard to know what is open and what is still closed. Here are some sites that we have visited that you might want to check out.

Ox Shoe

Shoes are a fashion staple, how about a pair for your cow! Learn more from our historic collection we call From Our Collection.

Come join us for Coffee on the porch Wednesdays at 9am and share with us stories and thoughts on Maricopa’s history.

Here’s an easy way you can help MHS, if you are an AMAZON shopper just log on using when logging in and select Maricopa Historical Society as your charity then a percentage of your purchases will be automatically sent to MHS, at no cost to you.

Maricopa Moves Historic California Zephyr Rail Car the Silver Horizon

Silver Horizon History
By Paul Shirk

“Silver Horizon” CB&Q 375 one of seven rear sleeper-observation cars used on the California Zephyr trains…

Silver Horizon railcar


Maricopa Historical Society Museum and Visitor Center is located at:

44240 Maricopa-Casa Grande Highway, Maricopa, AZ 85138

Ph: 520-483-4692

Meetings of the Maricopa Historical Society will be held in the Redwood Room in the new Library on the first Monday of each month, at 5pm. 

Library Address:

Maricopa Library & Cultural Center
18160 N. Maya Angelou Drive
Maricopa, AZ 85138
Phone: 520/568-2926

Library Hours:

Mon-Thurs: 9am – 7pm
Fri-Sat: 9am-6pm
Closed Sunday and major holidays 

Maricopa Historical Society Contact Person:
Paul Shirk  909-260-3020

Please note that the Maricopa Historical Society is in the City of Maricopa in Pinal county, not to be confused with the County of Maricopa.