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Anniversary of “The Weekly Arizonian” – Sunday, March 3, 10am-4pm

February 3, 2013 @ 3:00 am - February 20, 2013 @ 9:00 am

$2 - $5

Anniversary of “The Weekly Arizonian” – Sunday, March 3, 10am-4pm

A celebration of the anniversary of Arizona’s first newspaper, which was printed in Tubac on March 3, 1859. The original 1858 Washington Hand Press that printed the newspaper is still in operation at the Tubac Presidio. Professional printer James Pagels and his wife Elizabeth will demonstrate the hand press in operation, talk about the history of the press, and print a commemorative edition of the first issue of the Arizonian. Western history writer Jane Eppinga will give a presentation on the history of the two printing presses in Tubac and Tombstone at 2pm in the 1885 Schoolhouse. $5 adult, $2 youth 7-13, children free.

Details

Start:
February 3, 2013 @ 3:00 am
End:
February 20, 2013 @ 9:00 am
Cost:
$2 - $5

Venue

Tubac, AZ United States + Google Map

Contact Us

PO Box 1866
Tubac, AZ 85646
Main Phone: 520-398-2704
Direct Line: 520-398-2704
Email: info@tubacaz.com

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