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Historic Home & Building Tour Antique & Quilt Show 2004


Experience Arizona’s Golden Age! Step back to the turn of the century during historic Globe’s 20th Annual Home & Building Tour, Antique & Quilt Show on February 14 & 15th, 2004. The tour will let you experience the charm of Globe’s historic homes & buildings, the majority of which date back to the early 1900’s. The tours begin at 9am each day at the Veteran’s Park (Globe City Hall), 150 N. Pine Street, Downtown Globe. At each stop, hosts will guide you through the exciting history and memorable stories of the home or building. Vans and cars will provide continuous transportation allowing visitors to spend as much time at each stop as they wish. The last tour leaves at 3pm. Various activities round out the week-

end. You will find antiques and the fine arts & craft show & sale taking place at Copper Rim Elementary School from 9am-5pm. Admission is free with the price of the home tour. The Annual Quilt Show “Pieces of Friendship” will run from Friday, Jan 30 through Friday, Feb 27 at the Cobre Valley Center for the Arts. The Copper Cities Community Players presents five performances of music entitled “Broad Street Does Broadway.” Admission to the tour is $7 adults, $5 seniors & $4 children, and tickets are available at Globe City Hall. For further information call Globe-Miami Regional Chamber of Commerce & Economic Development Corporation at 928-4254495, 800-804-5623 or email: The website is

Home Tour In Brief When: Saturday & Sunday, February 14 & 15, 2004 Where: Historic Downtown Globe - tour begins at Globe City Hall, 150 N. Pine Street Time: 9am-3pm each day Admission: $7 adults, $5 seniors & $4 children, tickets at Globe City Hall Parking: Off and on street, Historic Downtown Globe Entertainment: Copper Cities Community Players present “Broad Street Does Broadway” (musical performance), various times Fri. evening, Sat. & Sun. Antique Show: Free Adm, price included with tour. Antique Show & Sale held at Copper Rim School, 1600 E. Mesquite St, Globe. Quilt Show: Copper Country Quilters display historic and traditional quilts at the Cobre Valley Center for the Arts.

Tour Highlights The Victorian House This 1910 residence features a unique dormered roofline, Victorian decoration and full front porch. The interior boasts 12 foot ceilings, and most of the window frames and glass are original from that time period. The Snell House An outstanding example of the Craftsman Style of residential architecture popular in the United States between 1905 and 1930. The living room and dining room, with their large windows, oak floors, oak paneled wainscoting, oak hutches and cabinets with leaded glass doors, brass lighting fixtures and ashlar stone fireplace, evoke the feeling of an English manor house. The Eder House This Colonial Revival home was built in 1905 of unbaked adobe and has a hip roof and a full-width veranda. The floor covering

in part of the house is original from 1938 and the ornate door knobs and door hinges are made from copper. Most of the home has been restored to reflect the time period in which it was originally built. IOOF Building Constructed in 1898 for the Independent Order of Oddfellows, this was the first two-story structure in the business district. It was built of fired bricks in the Victorian Vernacular style. The meeting rooms in the Oddfellows Hall were furnished with massive hand-carved furniture which is still in use today.


World Desert Fair

Special Event at Boyce Thompson Arboretum Deserts of the world are surprisingly fertile and ecologically diverse - despite their perception as parched, sere environments. Sonoran Desert prickly pear fruit, the pomegranates and apricots of central Asia and Mediterranean olives are examples of foods from deserts around the globe. Visitors are invited to sample these items, listen to music from indigenous people and learn about desert ecology at the World Desert Fair held at Boyce Thompson Arboretum on Feb 28 from 11 am - 3 pm. Eight stations around the main trail through the arboretum will showcase the deserts of South Africa, North and South America, Central Asia, Australia, the Mediterranean and the SaharoArabian region. World Desert Fair offers a chance to sip the stimulating Argentine drink yerba



mate through a bombilla and to learn about these environments from Arboretum horticultural specialists such as J.M. “Pete” Petrie. Visitors can also taste dulce de membrillo, arrope de chanar and dulce de alcayotas, all from Argentina. Flavors from closer-to-home will include cactus fruit jelly and nopalitos - pickled strips of young prickly pear pads. World Desert Fair explores the importance of desert plants to everyday life - a special event in keeping with Boyce Thompson Arboretum’s mission to instill in people an appreciation of arid land plants. The Arboretum is located near Superior at Highway 60 milepost 223. Hours are 8-5, admission is $6 adults and $3 for ages 5-12. For other details please call 520-689-2811 or visit the website

Cedar Hill Bed & Breakfast Globe, Az


• Guest Rooms & Furnished Apts • Night/Week Rates • Enjoy private gardens, front porch swings & Simple pleasures • 1 block from Historic Downtown District

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Discover old-fashioned charm and modern conveniences. Two beautifully restored furnished apartments with kitchen in the heart of the Antiques District. Sullivan Street, Miami, Az


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Old Gila County Jail The Old Gila County Jail was designed in the Vernacular Neoclassical style prevalent among commercial and public buildings at the turn of the century. It was built of poured, reinforced concrete and completed in 1910. The interior design was simple and utilitarian with administrative offices and cell blocks. The cells themselves came from the Yuma Territorial Prison.


RUINS, MUSEUM, AND ETHNOBOTANICAL GARDEN 14th Century Salado Indian Ruins & Reconstructed Rooms Depicting Ancient Lifestyles

Begins at 9am, last tour leaves 3pm. $7 Adults, Sr. Citizens $5, $4 Children

• Historic Homes & Buildings • “Broadstreet Does Broadway” - 5 musical performances • Antique Show & Sale - Copper Rim School

Open: 9am-5pm - 7 days a week • Handicapped Accessible • Group Tours by Arrangement • Located just outside of Globe


$74 Overnight Golf Package Monday through Thursday. And $89 Friday through Sunday. Includes greens fee, cart, sleeve of premium golf balls, resort room and meal. Apache Stronghold. Golfweek’s top-rated public course in Arizona for 2002. In San Carlos, 5 min. east of Globe on Hwy. 70. Call 1-888-837-7994. Go For The Gold.

Globe-Miami Regional Chamber of Commerce & Economical Development Corporation

1360 N. Broad St., Globe, Az 85501


25% OFF

with Coupon

Plus tax. Per person per night. Based on double occupancy. Reservations required. Not valid with any other offer. Must present this coupon. Prices may change at any time. Must be 21 or older to participate in gaming activities. Prices good through 2/29/04.

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