Upcoming Historical Conferences & Events
August 5, 2023, 9am to 3pm – 20th Annual Western History Symposium, sponsored by The Prescott Corral of Westerners International. Hosted by Phippen Museum of Western Art
October 7, 2023 – Target date for the Grand Opening of the Silver Horizon railcar, Check back for more details.
March 2024 – OCTA Southern Trails Chapter Symposium, in El Paso TX
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. Be sure to check their website for the latest dates and times they are open. We would love to hear about places you have found too.
Mesa Historical Museum – Is open again, for hours and information check their website: Home | Museum (mesahistoricalmuseum.com)
Gilbert Historical Museum – Has a Quilt display with a blue & white theme April to May 31, 2021. Website: Gilbert Historical Museum | Museums in Arizona | HD SOUTH
Veteran’s Oasis Park and Environmental Center in Chandler – Hosting an Earth Day Celebration April 17th, Nature center is open and walking trails around the lake are open. Website: Veterans Oasis Park | City of Chandler (chandleraz.gov)
Chandler Historical Museum – Newly opened, remodel of the old museum. Website: Chandler Museum | City of Chandler (chandleraz.gov)
Gilbert Riparian Preserve – Hiking trails, observatory, bird watching, fishing, and much more. Website: Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch | Town of Gilbert, Arizona (gilbertaz.gov)
Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park – Is open with masks required, check their website for updates: Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park | Arizona (azstateparks.com)
Benson Historical Museum and Visitor Center – THE BENSON HISTORICAL MUSEUM (howardbensonmuseum.com) and the visitor’s center Welcome Benson Visitor Center
Usery Mountain Regional Park – Nature Center and Hiking Trails are open, website: www.maricopa.gov/parks
The Amerind Foundation – A Museum of Native American Archaeology, Art, History and Culture located in Dragoon AZ. Website: www.amerind.org