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Feb
7
2017
1:00 PM
to 7:00 PM
Yuma County Historical Society Lecture Series

The Yuma County Library District, in collaboration with the Arizona Historical Society, is pleased to present a special guest lecture series focusing on Arizona history and heritage. 

On Tuesday February 7 at 1:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., Greg Scott will present "Historical Missions in Arizona and New Mexico."

Greg Scott is the great-grandson of a Territorial Yuma railroader and homesteader. A third generation graduate of the University of Arizona, he enjoyed a 35 year public school teaching career. Now retired, Scott frequently leads tours to historic missions in Sonora, Baja, Chihuahua and southern Arizona. He is active in the Arizona Historical Society where he serves on the State Board.

Future guest lectures include:

Tuesday, March 14th1:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Jim Turner presents “The Mighty Colorado River: From Glaciers to the Sea”

Tuesday, April 18th1:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Rebekah Tabah-Percival presents “The Dane Coolidge Photography Collection”

The Main Library is located at 2951 S 21st Drive. For more information, call (928) 782-1871.

The series is free to attend and all lectures will take place at the Main Library.  For more information regarding this and other planned lectures please call 928-782-1841.

Yuma Art Center/Historic Yuma Theatre and the Yuma Civic Center offer a variety of stage shows and events, visit the city website for general events info or to purchase tickets online for selected events, go to the YumaShowTickets.com site.

Heritage Festivals events are under the direction of Perlita Wicks; call 928-373-5028 (office) 928-581-4501 (cell) or email Perla.Wicks@YumaAZ.gov for more detailed information.

The Yuma County Library District offers a wide variety of programs and classes at various branch locations.  For a complete listing of events or to sign up for their newsletter please visit their website at YumaLibrary.org.


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