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Has Tucson Lost Its Birthplace?
Has Tucson Lost Its Birthplace? City officials halted and then moved work for a $7 million project Monday after historic preservation activists complained that earth movers were grading a crucial archaeological site at or near Tucson’s birthplace. A private contractor was working Monday morni...
Report from the 2012 National Preservation Conference
By Bill Doelle, Archaeology Southwest President & CEO The National Trust for Historic Preservation holds an annual conference in a different U.S. city each year. Last week, from October 31 through November 2, we converged on Spokane, Washington, a city of 209,000 that has a robust historic do...
The City of Mesa Breaks Ground on Mesa Grande Visitors Center
The City of Mesa Breaks Ground on Mesa Grande Visitors Center At the age of 93, Sam Lewis still gets emotional about his grandparents’ former property in west Mesa — the one he and his family knew as home in the 1920s, long after the ancient Hohokam lived there. When he was a boy, Lewis, the gr...