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2016 Summer History Highlight: The Lindberghs in the Southwest

In conjunction with the 2016 High Desert Fly-In and Gala on July 29 and 30, the Old Trails Museum offered its 2016 Summer History Highlight on Friday, July 29, at 5 pm at the Winslow Visitors Center/Hubbell Trading Post, 523 West Second Street. Historian Erik Berg gave a free presentation of The Eagle and the […]

First Winslow Antiques Appraisal Fair

If you’re ever wondered about that old family heirloom, bring it to the very first Winslow Antiques Appraisal Fair! Hosted by the Old Trails Museum and Friends of Winslow Public Library, the fair will take place on Saturday, June 18, from 10 am to 4 pm at the Winslow Visitors Center/Hubbell Trading Post, 523 West […]

Harvey Girl Documentary and Panel at NAU

Join us on April 16, 2016, at 1 pm in the NAU Cline Library Assembly Hall for a free screening of The Harvey Girls: Opportunity Bound documentary, new Harvey Girl oral histories, and a panel discussion. (At left in the image is Luz Delgadillo Moore, film interviewee and longtime Winslow resident, who worked as a […]

2016 Spring History Highlight: Navajo Depot

The Old Trails Museum will offer its 2016 Spring History Highlight on Saturday, May 14, at 2 pm at the Winslow Visitors Center/Hubbell Trading Post, 523 West Second Street. Dr. John S. Westerlund will give a free presentation of Arizona’s War Town: Flagstaff, Navajo Ordnance Depot, and World War II. (At left: Navajo women work […]

2016 Winter History Highlight: Trading Posts

The Old Trails Museum offered its Winter History Highlight to fifty attendees on February 13 at La Posada Hotel with the free presentation of Arizona’s Historic Trading Posts. Author Carolyn O’Bagy Davis explored the history of this unique type of commercial venture using stories and historic photographs. (At left: The interior of Wide Ruins Trading […]

2015 WHS Annual Meeting

The Winslow Historical Society hosted its 2015 Annual Meeting on Saturday, November 7, for 45 attendees at the Winslow Visitors Center/Hubbell Trading Post. The free event began at 2 pm with a reception and performance by Arizona Blues Hall of Fame inductee Tommy Dukes (at left with David Chavez Sr. and their first guitars in […]

2016 Historical Calendar

The Old Trails Museum’s 2016 historical calendar, Railroad Town: The Santa Fe Railway in Winslow, is now available for $10 at the museum, the Arizona 66 Trading Company, La Posada Hotel,  On the Corner Gifts, the Scoop, the Winslow Chamber of Commerce,  and Winslow Dental. This 2016 edition serves as a companion to OTM’s new permanent […]

2015 Fall History Highlight: Fred Harvey in the Southwest

The Old Trails Museum offered its Fall History Highlight to 25 attendees on Saturday, October 31 at La Posada Hotel with the free presentation of Fred Harvey: Branding the Southwest. (Image of the Desert View Watchtower courtesy of NAU Cline Library.) Archivist Sean Evans from Northern Arizona University’s Cline Library presented this visual walk through […]

2015 Summer History Highlight: Navajo Code Talkers

The Old Trails Museum continued its History Highlight series when Dr. Laura Tohe presented Armed with Our Language, We Went to War: The Navajo Code Talkers to 37 attendees on August 15 at La Posada Hotel in downtown Winslow. Dr. Tohe is a Professor of Indigenous Literature at Arizona State University. She has authored several […]