Join the Winslow Centennial Committee and Winslow Historical Society for “Memories of Arizona’s Harvey Girls” on Saturday, August 11, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the Winslow Visitors Center/Hubbell Trading Post. The Winslow Harvey Girls, a volunteer group dedicated to preserving the history of the Fred Harvey company, will tell the stories of a specific Harvey Girls who worked at La Posada or other Harvey Houses in northern Arizona. There will also be a display of Harvey Girl uniforms from different eras and locations.
The Old Trails Museum, in partnership with the Winslow Arts Trust, is bringing a special historical presentation to Winslow. Historian Jim Turner will present “A Photographic History of Arizona from Prehistory to the Present” this Saturday, July 21, from 2 to 3 p.m., at La Posada Hotel. Turner will discuss the full range of Arizona history using beautiful landscape photography as well as images of historic sites. This engaging program will address Arizona’s geological wonders, water use history, cultural diversity, “Wild West,” railroads and mining, battle for Statehood, and pre- and post-war boom years, as well as the Native American art galleries and biotech industries of our modern-day state. This presentation is made possible in part by a grant from the Arizona Humanities Council.
Join the Winslow Centennial Committee and Winslow Historical Society for “Winslow’s Servicemen and Veterans” on Saturday, July 14, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the Winslow Visitors Center/Hubbell Trading Post. Current and former Winslow residents will share experiences and memorabilia from their time in the armed forces and various conflicts, and artifacts from World War I will also be on display. OTM also has military displays on view at our Kinsley Avenue location, including some interesting mementos from Major L.M. Shipley’s World War I service that his family donated to the museum.
The Old Trails Museum explores the history and cultures of Winslow, Arizona, and the surrounding area.