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Get to Know Historic Phoenix!

It’s Time for the 37th AnnualF.Q. Story Home Tour& Street Fair! The F.Q. Story Neighborhood Historic District is located in central Phoenix, Arizona. It runs from McDowell Road south to Roosevelt Street and from Seventh Avenue west to Grand Avenue. The neighborhood, as well as many of the individual houses, are listed on the National … Continue reading

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Today in History

TODAY IN HISTORY: • In 1793, President George Washington laid the cornerstone of the U.S. Capitol. • In 1810, Chile made its initial declaration of independence from Spain with the forming of a national junta. • In 1927, the Columbia Phonograph Broadcasting System (later CBS) made its on-air debut with a basic network of 16 … Continue reading

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Today In History

A little history is always a good thing.  Especially when one of the “today in history” was the infamous Dan Quayle’s “potato” versus “potatoe”! • 1836: Arkansas became the 25th state. • 1934: President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed an act making the National Guard part of the U.S. Army in the event of war or … Continue reading

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Today In History (and it’s TAX DAY)

Sometimes it is nice to see an article like this one that points out things that happened on this very day throughout history.  I don’t believe we have had a “tax day” on April 18th before???? On April 18, 1775, Paul Revere began his famous ride from Charlestown to Lexington, Massachusetts, warning colonists that British … Continue reading