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... Hotel was removed to the square by the patrons as the fire approached, re-installing it after the gutted brick structure was rebuilt.
Prescott also has a place in western folklore with the fact that Virgil Earp, Wyatt Earp's older brother lived in Prescott in 1879 and told him of the boom town in Tombstone, Arizona. It is also rumored that Doc Holliday spent some time in Prescott just before heading to Tombstone.
... pillage and religion. The story of how and why Saint James' body ended up in a cathedral at Santiago also involves religion, Spaniards, Frenchmen and Basques. Plenty of info is out there with the stroke of a keyboard and I'll let you check it out and read the history of where I'll be walking, eating and sleeping.
The scallop shell: the scallop shell is the symbol of the pilgrim. It is used as a waymarker along the various routes to ...
... however it brought awareness that there were people living there which they have been craving for a while now. Not the best way but it may turn into a blessing in disguise somewhere along the way. We say farewell and I head on towards California when I see the sign for the Shrine and just decide to take a peek. In heading down these neighborhood roads turning sharp corners and wiping out some low hanging trees, I see an older man sitting in his driveway and ...
... mining town of Jerome, Arizona. Once known as the
town in the west, Jerome was a copper mining camp, growing from a
tents to a roaring mining community. Founded
in 1876, Jerome was once
the fourth largest city in the Arizona
... a skirt! We left at 9:45 for the 10:30 service at the UCC church in Prescott. It is a lovely, vibrant church but it wasn't packed. It was decorated with Easter lilies and palm branches. Pastor Jane's sermon focused on Mary Magdalene. It was fun to hear those Easter songs again. We stayed for cake and cookies afterward.
Charlotte continued telling me more about the two Prescotts - interesting. Back in ...