The mining company has released details on its proposal to relocate the trail where it can more safely cross the new Cross Creek Connector road.
Here’s another curio from the Patagonia Museum.
Can you identify this mystery object on display at the Patagonia Museum? Hint: it’s on loan from the Arizona Geological Survey.
What is that?
Photo by German Quiroga The Santa Cruz County Seal and a few cowbells are from the George Proctor Collection at the museum. Proctor served as Santa Cruz County Supervisor from 1980 to 1984 after retiring from the U.S. Forest Service in 1976. The use of cowbells, which were tied around the livestock’s neck to keep […]
This photo is part of the Centennial Collection at the museum. Valentin Valenzuela was born in Los Angeles, California in 1851 on February 14. He spoke English, Spanish and French. He made his way eastward working for a time on the Colorado River operating steamboats. He eventually would settle in Crittenden and operated a stage […]
This contraption was donated to the museum by the Dr. Mock family. What is it?
A curio from the Patagonia Museum.
Ramon S. and Joaquin N. Quiroga, first cousins and grandsons of family patriarch Joaquin Quiroga, circa 1935. According to the Patagonia 1900 U.S. Census, Joaquin Quiroga (1844-unknown) and Francisca Guevara Bustamante (1853-1929) arrived in the United States in 1898. Family history recounts that they arrived from Imuris, Sonora. Quirogas had settled in Sonora during the 1770s […]
Guests at the Student Docent fundraiser gather in the hallway of the Patagonia Museum. On Saturday, November 10, the first student docent fundraiser was celebrated at the Patagonia Museum. Over 50 community members participated in the two hour event that featured food, refreshments and a raffle. Tom Shore, Charlotte McEldowney and Allison Bunting donated their […]