Chip Taylor Communications

Subject: Travel & Adventure

Arizona Backroads Series

Best Non-Fiction Series -Emmy Awards
Hosted by Marshall Trimble, author, storyteller, and Official State Historian of Arizona, who's been called the state's "most recognizable goodwill ambassador," this series of eclectic programs takes viewers on-location and behind Click for more

Goldfield Ghost Town; Bluebird Mine & Curios; Snake Hole CC

Goldfield Ghost Town; Bluebird Mine & Curios; Snake Hole CC

Goldfield Ghost Town - The legendary Goldfield Ghost Town, where gold was first discovered in 1892 and brought in over $3 million dollars in gold bullion until 1896. A little over 20 miles east of Mesa, the town is located on a hill between the Superstition and Goldfield Mountains. Today you can experience the town's history and explore its Main Street, tour the mine, visit the museum, pan for gold, take a narrow-gauge train ride, witness an Old West gun fight, and meet the ladies of Lu Lu's Bordello, who offer family-oriented facts about their establishment. The Bluebird Mine and Curio Shop - The Bluebird Mine is also located in this mountain mining district. A scene from Raising Arizona was filmed at Bluebird; also President Ronald Reagan narrated a number of Death Valley Days programs here. The Bluebird Mine Curio Shop is still open for business since its original owner, "Red" Monigan, opened it in 1948. Snake Hole Golf and Country Club - Arizona is known for it's picturesque golf courses, but Snake Hole isn't one of them. Here you literally play in the desert, where the entire course and putting greens are made of sand. 07/09DE IJSCA 30 min.

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