History Tour

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

Sunday, August 4, 2019   8 a.m.

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You may have walked our trails a dozen times and never crossed paths with the Galapagos Tortoise pens. Take a moment to scan the horizon above Picket Post Mountain. Can you image cavalry soldiers camped in this region in the late 1800s? Phoenix historian Sylvia Lee narrates this two-hour walking tour focused on the life and time of Colonel William Boyce Thompson, and his Arboretum.