Past and Present
Pioneers' Cemetery Association
members and guests are cordially invited to drop in and
enjoy the spirit of the holiday season at the PCA
Social on Saturday, December 13th, from 10 AM to 2
PM at Smurthwaite House! Attendees can
decorate an ornament in Victorian style (one per family,
please) to take home and hang on their own Christmas
See Smurthwaite House's beautiful
Victorian- and Edwardian-era decorations and
furnishings, thanks to the tireless work of interior
decorator and PCA member Judy Smith and her assistants.
Tour the seven historic cemeteries
that make up the Pioneer & Military Memorial
Park. Just for the holidays, we've assembled a
list of twelve
Phoenix pioneers who departed this life during
Support the work of the PCA by
renewing your membership for 2015! Simply print
and bring (or mail) the attached renewal
form and your check for $20 (individual
membership). Do we have your current email
address? You won't want to miss out on the
activities being planned for the upcoming year!
Are you hosting friends and family
for the holidays or for Superbowl weekend? Looking
for something to do in the downtown Phoenix area?
Put a tour of Smurthwaite House and the Pioneer &
Military Memorial Park on your list. Break for
lunch next door at the Old Station! We'll be
staffed with volunteers and open from 10 AM to 2 PM on
Saturday, December 27th, and Saturday, January 31st.
2014 newsletter is now on line. To view slideshows
of previous events, please visit the PCA vault.
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In keeping with its status as a small
museum, Smurthwaite House and the historic
cemeteries at 1317 West Jefferson will be open to
visitors on Thursdays and for other events throughout
the year. Arrangements for private tours can
also be made. Please email the PCA
well in advance of your visit to find out when our
volunteer staff will be on the grounds.
you love local history and cemeteries, we'd love to have
you as a PCA member