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4 Little Girls That Might Have Been, George Washington Carver Museum

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WELCOME TO PHOENIX, ARIZONA
Phoenix was once known as a winter playground for the nation’s wealthy. Over the years it has evolved into a sun drenched playground for all, including its well-earned reputation as one of the world's top golf destinations ... More

BLACK GENESIS
After the Civil War, the U.S. Army commissioned Black soldiers to serve throughout the Southwest. These Buffalo Soldiers, as they were nicknamed by Native Americans ... More

CULTURAL SITES
Housed in the historic Phoenix Union Colored High built in 1926, the George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center relates the life, challenges, and triumphs of Phoenix's African-American ... More

RESTAURANTS and NIGHTCLUBS
Phoenix has a large assortment of Soul Food, Seafood, Caribbean, Barbeque, Cajun and Creole cuisine eateries and an equally large number of nightlife options ... More

SHOPS and GALLERIES
In the Esquire Building on Jefferson Street, one finds a number of Black-owned establishments like Esquire Barber & Salon, Stacy’s Restaurant, Corner Collection ... More

SPA and INNKEEPER
Have you ever wanted to get away to someplace serene with 360-degree views? A postcard with you in the picture! Dunn’s Way Bed & Breakfast is located high in the beautiful Tucson Mountains, overlooking scenic ... More


PLACES OF WORSHIP
Two Baptist churches were organized in Arizona in the early 1900s. Pastor John B. Bell, a missionary, ultimately led to the founding of Phoenix's oldest Black Baptist church ... More

GENERAL ATTRACTIONS
Copper Square, Symphony Hall, Orpheum Theatre, Dodge Theater, The Phoenician Resort, Taliesin West ... More

ART and HISTORY MUSEUMS
This internationally acclaimed Heard Museum is one of the best places to experience the myriad cultures and art of Native Americans of the Southwest through outstanding traditional and contemporary Native American art ... More

FAMILY ATTRACTIONS
Pioneer Arizona Living History Museum - You’ve seen it on Western movies. Come experience a real Arizona town as it appeared in the Wild Wild West in the largest living history museum west of ... More

PARKS
No trip to Phoenix is complete without seeing breathtaking Sedona. See the spectacular red cliffs, beautiful views and desert wildlife at this popular destination for spiritual renewal and wedding ... More

TRIVIA and FAMOUS RESIDENTS
Think of hot desert air, a cactus-sprinkled landscape and Superstition Mountains so beautiful you’ll know what inspired so many western movies and Five Diamond/Five Star resorts ... More

 

RESEARCH CREDITS:
Sheila Umolu
Allison Williams
Lysa Allman-Baldwin

 

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