Phoenix Firebird Chapter #0629!
On 1 October 2015, the Phoenix
Firebird Chapter of the Questers presented PCA
President Mark Lamm with a check for $1000. Two
Questers also made individual donations of $100
each. These very generous donations will allow the
PCA and the City of Phoenix to purchase and install
approximately 24 grave markers for pioneers buried
in the Pioneer and Military Memorial Park who do not
currently have any.
mission is to help preserve historic buildings,
sites and landmarks and to restore them to their
former glory by providing funds for
period-appropriate antiques and other artifacts. The
Questers also provide scholarships and assist with
Firebirds Chapter has submitted an application for a
statewide grant of up to $2,000 that will, if
funded, go towards the PMMP Grave Marker
Preservation Project to help preserve and repair
other grave markers at the PMMP.
to come downtown and tour the seven historic
cemeteries that make up the Pioneer & Military
Memorial Park, where many of Phoenix's founding
fathers (and mothers) are buried.
Smurthwaite House's new Victorian- and Edwardian-era
furnishings and decorations, thanks to the tireless
work of interior decorator and PCA member Judy Smith
and her assistants.
The September 2015
newsletter is now on line. To view slideshows
of previous events, please visit the PCA vault.
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purchases help support the Pioneers' Cemetery
Association. Find out
how you can help!
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 and volunteer!