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La casa vieja means “the old house” in Spanish. However, downtown Tempe’s iconic “old house” is now making way for something new.
When the name “Falcon Field Airport” is mentioned, the next thing people often ask is, “Isn’t that place getting shut down?” Nothing could be further from the truth.
Chandler resident John Anderson has always had an appreciation for the Old West. It stems from his relation to a Los Angeles policeman named James Woodard, who happened to be friends with famous Western lawman Wyatt Earp.
NEW YORK — An exhibit of quilts, clothing, uniforms and other Civil War-era textiles reveals a complicated and heart-wrenching time.
This photo provided by the New-York Historical Society shows a torn and stained field jacket worn by William Henry Shelton, a New York officer, who was captured on May 5, 1864, and wore the jacket during his 10 months of imprisonment and multiple escapes in Georgia and South Carolina. The jacket has been preserved in the same condition it was in at the end of the war, coated in grime and missing many of its brass buttons. A hard-hitting exhibit of quilts, clothing, uniforms and other Civil War era textiles, brings new life and depth to a complicated and heart-wrenching time, in “Homefront and Battlefield: Quilts and Context in the Civil War,” a traveling exhibit on view in New York through August 24, 2014. (AP Photo/New-York Historical Society)
Four individuals received Outstanding Achievement Awards from the Mesa Historic Preservation Board at the June 2 Mesa City Council meeting.
WASHINGTON — When World War I began in 1914, President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed U.S. neutrality. Then in 1917, he sent U.S. troops to Europe. After the war, he worked to create a lasting peace, and in 1919, he won the Nobel Peace Prize.
Water parks, fireworks, good eats, baseball and more: They’re all part of the activities for Memorial Day weekend in Phoenix. Here’s our list of things to do in Phoenix for Memorial Day:
While Gilbert might be known for its historic white water tower that looms above the old-fashioned buildings and trendy restaurants in its downtown area, there is far more to it than that small stretch of Gilbert Road.
Urbanites nostalgic about childhood camping trips — or wanting to try tent camping for the first time — are often daunted by logistical challenges, like figuring out where to go and what to bring, and anxieties about diving headlong into the unfamiliar wilderness.
FREDERICK, Md. — About 150 years after the "Battle that Saved Washington," journalist and Civil War buff Keith White leads a dozen friends on a tour of the farmland south of here where Union forces led by Maj. Gen. Lew Wallace were credited with delaying the Confederate advance toward the nation's capital.
AMSTERDAM — Tilting your head back, pinching a herring's tail between your thumb and forefinger and lowering it into your mouth, you're not just eating a raw fish. You're getting a briny taste of Dutch history.
The Mesa Historic Preservation Board announced the winners of the Historical Fiction Writing Contest.
Train enthusiasts have an opportunity to learn about the history of Arizona railways as the Arizona Railway Museum will celebrate its 30th anniversary on March 1 at Tumbleweed Park in Chandler.
This Feb 12, 2014 photo shows a home in the "Bungalow Heaven" district in Pasadena, Calif. Bungalow Heaven is a 16 block neighborhood, designated Pasadena's very first preserved historic landmark district in 1989, consisting of more than 1,000 bungalow homes from the early 20th century. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
This Feb 12, 2014 photo shows a sign marking the "Bungalow Heaven" district in Pasadena, Calif. Bungalow Heaven is a 16 block neighborhood, designated Pasadena's very first preserved historic landmark district in 1989, consisting of more than 1,000 bungalow homes from the early 20th century. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
Arizona voters may get to decide if they want to know whether their cold cereal is made with genetically modified corn.
Veteran film and television actor Michael Dante will sign copies of his new book, discuss his canon of more than 100 film and television roles, and help preserve the Old West as this year’s headliner for Superstition Mountain Days.
Arizona's ban on abortions at 20 weeks is dead.
FILE - In this April 4, 2012, file photo, Chicago Cubs players work out at Wrigley Field in Chicago, the day before their opening day baseball game against the Washington Nationals. Chicago’s Wrigley Field, New Orleans’ Saenger Theatre and a historic Los Angeles’ shipbuilding center have joined a list of sites being saved thanks to the efforts of historic preservationists in 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
The historic Lambrite-Iles-Petersen House, above and below, built in 1857 on West 6th Street, has been nominated to be added to the Preservation Iowa 2013 Most Endangered Properties list on Jan. 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Quad-City Times, Jeff Cook)
FILE - This May 24, 2013, file photo shows the empty Delta airlines terminal 3 at JFK airport in New York. The National Trust for Historic Preservation put the Worldport Terminal on the 2013 list of Endangered Historic Place. The unique flying-saucer-shaped Worldport Terminal built by Pan Am in 1960 at New York’s Kennedy Airport was a symbol of the jet age. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
FILE - In this March 26, 2007, file photo, Toby Collodora, left, and Jen Oberg, right enjoy their lunch hour on Peavey Plaza in Minneapolis. Peavey Plaza, Chicago’s Wrigley Field, New Orleans’ Saenger Theatre and a historic Los Angeles’ shipbuilding center have joined a list of sites being saved thanks to the efforts of historic preservationists in 2013. The National Trust for Historic Preservation compiled a list of 10 sites saved and 10 sites lost in 2013. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)