Pioneers' Cemetery Association, Inc., P. O. Box 63342, Phoenix, Arizona 85082-3342
The Pioneers' Cemetery Association is sponsoring a "Pioneer Lawmen" Cemetery Walk on Saturday, March 22nd. Hear the thrilling stories of these sheriffs and marshals who brought law and order to frontier Phoenix !
Registration begins at 10:30 AM in the gazebo area. Adult admission for this fund-raising event is $10 each, students aged 5 through 12 are $5, and children under 5 are free. Root beer floats ($2) will be available after the Walk for your refreshment.
Parking is available at Smurthwaite House at 1317 W. Jefferson in Phoenix or in nearby Wesley Bolin Plaza.
Smurthwaite House will be open for tours after the Cemetery Walk until 2 PM. Donations gratefully accepted.
The Pioneers' Cemetery Association
wishes to thank all those who participated in the
reburials dedication ceremony that took place on
Saturday, February 22nd. The short program that
preceded the dedication included a few words from
Maricopa County Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox; Dr. Todd
Pitezel, curator of the Arizona State Museum; and Mark
Hackbarth, archaeologist for Logan Simpson Design.
The program concluded with a solemn procession to
the gravesite, led by reenactors in Victorian
dress. Rev. Philip Rye gave the blessing.
KPHO television posted a short
video of the event the following day.
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