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Parker, Arizona

Swansea Ghost Town

One of the best-preserved ghost towns in Arizona speaks to the difficulties of establishing mining towns in the 19th century American West.
Globe, Arizona

The 1910 Gila County Sheriff's Office and Jail

A historic jail preserves etchings from over a century of incarcerated people in a town with a rough and tumble past.
Lake Powell, Arizona

Cathedral in the Desert

The damming of the Colorado River buried an iconic geologic formation before record-breaking drought brought it back.
Scottsdale, Arizona

The Stand

An open-air, roadside eatery celebrating a historic indigenous cuisine of complicated significance.
Tucson, Arizona

Mission Garden

A living museum of curated gardens honors 4,000 years of agriculture in the Santa Cruz River basin.