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Anniversary of “The Weekly Arizonian”
March 3, 2015 @ 3:30 am - 6:00 am$2 – $7
Anniversary of “The Weekly Arizonian” – Tuesday, March 3, 10:30am
Join us for cake and a celebration of the 156th 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. $5 adult, $2 youth 7-13, children free.