Current OTM Programs

OTM History Highlights

OTM History Highlights, the museum’s free program series, presents speakers, exhibits, and events that highlight historical topics of Northeastern Arizona. OTM offers its free 2024 History Highlight on Saturday, April 20, at 2 pm in the La Posada Hotel Ballroom, 303 East Second Street. Retired archaeologist Neil Weintraub will present Footsteps from the Past: Retracing the Epic 1928 Route 66, 3,400-Mile Bunion Derby Footrace Across Northern Arizona, followed by a question-and-answer session.

Visit our History Highlights page for descriptions and images of all our past offerings, which were often from Arizona Humanities‘ AZ Speaks program. (Above, the Petrified Forest National Park, Winslow Chamber of Commerce, City of Winslow, and Old Trails Museum brought Doug Baum and his Texas Camel Corps to Winslow in September 2018.)

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

The 2022 High Desert Fly-In took place on Saturday, September 17, from 8 am to 12 noon. OTM partnered on this 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. At the 2014 event, OTM debuted the Flying through History: The Winslow-Lindbergh Regional Airport exhibit, which tells the airport’s story from its celebrated beginnings through the present day. For the latest information, go to the High Desert Fly-In website and Facebook page.

Winslow Historical Society Annual Meeting

The Winslow Historical Society’s 2023 Annual Meeting took place on Sunday, November 12, at the Winslow Visitors Center/Hubbell Trading Post. As in years past, the free event began with a reception with entertainment and include the election of new Board members and brief reports on museum activities over the past year. While there, attendees renewed their memberships, bought the latest annual historical calendar, and won wonderful door prizes donated by museum supporters. This annual celebration of our membership is a reflection of the Old Trails Museum’s community support and the backbone of our grassroots fundraising efforts. With you, we have a future; without you, we’re history!