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AZ Humanities Speaking Engagements
Jan Cleere – “Nevertheless She Persisted! Women Who Made a Difference on the Arizona Frontier”- Wednesday, December 4th 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Meet anm array of early Arizona women who endured troubles and hardships, along with achieving amazing feats and triumphs during the territory’s early days, bringing a unique perspective to a harsh, strange country. Some of these women faced and fought discrimination, some laid down their lives. Learn about Native women warriors and peacemakers as well as women who rode into the territory to discover a completely different way of life. Journey back to a time in history when women explored, conquered, settled and civilized this raw, new land. This presentation celebrated Arizona women who persisted and persevered in their quest to explore, discover and conquer new lands and new beginnings
5 Arizona Speaks representatives will be presenting their programs at McFarland State Historic Park (24 W Ruggles Street, Florence, AZ 85132 – (520) 868-4496. Admission is FREE. Light refreshments will be provided in the courtyard.