Evening Lecture: Historic Tales of Flagstaff

Riordan Mansion State Historic Park

Saturday, November 16, 2019   7 p.m.

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Book signing and Lecture by Kevin Schindler

Flagstaff was settled in the 1870s as a railroad and lumber town on the southwestern edge of the Colorado Plateau. Now most noted for its proximity to the Grand Canyon, the city offers a tantalizing combination of history and progress. Intrepid locals, Theodore Roosevelt, the Apollo astronauts, Walt Disney filmmakers, Navajo code talkers and Pluto-discoverer Clyde Tombaugh, all feature in the area's fascinating past. Join authors Kevin Schindler and Michael Kitt as they relate the trials and triumphs that have given this town its charm, from the tumultuous days of the Wild West to the fast-paced 20th century.