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Anniversary of “The Weekly Arizonian”
March 3, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm$2 – $7
Join us for cake and a celebration of the 158th 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. There will be a demonstration of the hand press in operation as it prints, a commemorative edition of the first issue of the Arizonian and an informal talk about the history of the press. Includes all day admission to tour the Presidio. $5 adult, $2 youth 7-13, children free.