History Highlights: OTM’s Seasonal Program Series

The Old Trails Museum’s quarterly program series, History Highlights, features local and regional historical topics. Visit our History Highlights page for details and images of all the speakers, exhibits, and programs that OTM has presented so far.

The Old Trails Museum presents its 2017 Summer History Highlight at 7 pm on Sunday, July 9, at La Posada Hotel, 303 East Second Street. Join us in La Posada’s Ballroom for historian and author Jim Turner’s free presentation of Native Roads: A Pictorial Guide to the Hopi and Navajo Nations. (Above: Considered sacred by the Navajo, Agathla Peak is over 1,500 feet and located south of Monument Valley. Photo courtesy of Jim Turner.)


Winslow Antiques Appraisal Fair

OTM-WinAntAppFair-05-06-17If you’re ever wondered about that old family heirloom, bring it to the Winslow Antiques Appraisal Fair! The 2017 Fair will take place on Saturday, May 6, from 10 am to 4 pm at Snowdrift Art Space. Sean Morton of Morton Appraisals in Scottsdale is bringing his expertise back to Winslow so residents can have their historic items identified and appraised. To schedule your one-on-one appointment with Mr. Morton, call OTM at 928-289-5861 by Thursday, May 4. The charge for the first appraised item is $15 and for the second item is $5. The Winslow Antiques Appraisal Fair is presented as a service to the community; the event is not a fundraiser and the charge is only to cover our costs.


HighDesertFlyIn-LogoOriginal.JPEGHigh Desert Fly-In of Winslow, Arizona

OTM partners on the High Desert Fly-In, a free annual event when residents, tourists, and pilots from around the country are invited to Winslow’s historic airport to enjoy airplanes, history, food, and more. For information about the 2017 High Desert Fly-In and Gala on September 15 and 16, 2017, go to the High Desert Fly-In website and Facebook page. OTM debuted an exhibit at the 2014 event, Flying through History: The Winslow-Lindbergh Regional Airport, which tells the airport’s story from its celebrated beginnings through the present day.