New from Arcadia Publishing and local author Betty Barr is Around Sonoita in the popular Images of America series, featuring over 200 vintage images. Located at the foot of the majestic Santa Rita Mountains in southeastern Arizona, Sonoita is known for its rolling grasslands, grazing cattle, and working cowboys in well-worn jeans.
*Join the author for a book signing:
Saturday, July 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Bowman & Stradling History Center, Sonoita Fairgrounds
Saturday, August 15 from 1 to 3 p.m.
Hastings, Sierra Vista
Highlights of Around Sonoita:
• Includes the vital role that the railroad played in opening up the frontier, especially important to cattle ranchers and miners
• Features the romance of the West as portrayed in the westerns, popular after World War II
• Explains the determination to survive and prosper in this often drought-stricken climate
• Shows one-room schools that dotted the county, taught by single women who often lived with local families
Available at area bookstores, independent retailers, and on-line retailers, or through Arcadia Publishing at (888)-313-2665 or www.arcadiapublishing.com.
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