Category Archives: Arizona Resources

Arizona Route 66 Museum (Powerhouse)

Location: 120 W. Andy Devine Ave, Kingman, AZ 86401 Phone: (928) 753-9889 Web site: http://www.gokingman.com/attraction-Powerhouse-Route-66-Museum Institution Type: Museum, Visitor Center Collections Description: Located on the second floor of the Powerhouse Building, our historic museum opened in September 2001. This delightful collection has been a stopping point for thousands of visitors who arrive from around the world to travel on Route 66 for adventure and education. Imaginative and ever-expanding displays present these modern-day explorers with a variety of information, including vehicles, photographs,

Peach Springs Reservation

Location: 403 Diamond Creek, Peace Springs, AZ 86434-0360 Phone: (928) 769-2202 Web site: http://hualapai-nsn.gov/ Institution Type: School, Library Collections Description: Regions Covered: Route 66 in Arizona Type of Materials: Oral histories, other manuscript material, other miscellany Time Periods: 18th to 20th century Access Facility Hours:  Online Resources and Finding Aids: None

Lake Havasu City Library

Location: 1770 N. McCulloch Boulevard, Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403-6559 Phone: (928) 453-0718 Web site: https://www.mohavecountylibrary.us/lake-havasu-city/ Institution Type: Library Collections Description: Architecture and Art Regions Covered: Route 66 in Arizona Type of Materials: Books, other miscellany Time Periods: 19th and 20th century Access Facility Hours:  Mon 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM Tues 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM Weds 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM Thurs 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM Fri 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Sat 9:00 AM – 5:00

Apache County Historical Society

Location: P.O. Box, 180 West Cleveland, St. Johns AZ 85936 Phone: (928) 337-4737 (480) 516-2544 (for appointments) Web site: https://achistoricalsociety.wixsite.com/achs Institution Type: Museum, Visitor Center Collections Description: Thanks to the efforts of St. Johns’ lifetime residents Dewey and Esther Farr, and many others, the Apache County Historical Society Museum opened its’ doors more than 45 years ago.  It holds a comprehensive selection of historical relics and is well worth return visits by residents, visitors, tourist, and their families or organizations. The

Arizona Historical Society

Locations: Pioneer Museum, 2340 N Fort Valley Rd, Flagstaff, AZ Riordan Mansion State Historic Park, 409 W. Riordan Rd, Flagstaff, AZ Arizona Heritage Center, 1300 N College Ave, Tempe, AZ Arizona History Museum, 949 E 2nd St, Tucson, AZ Downtown History Museum, 140 N. Stone Ave, Tucson, AZ Fort Lowell Museum, 2900 N. Craycroft Rd, Tucson, AZ Sosa-Carrillo-Frémont House, 151 S. Granada Ave, Tucson, AZ Sanguinetti House Museum And Gardens, 240 S. Madison Ave, Yuma, AZ Phone: (520) 628-5774 Web

Ash Fork Public Library

Ash Fork Public Library Location: 450 Lewis Ave. Ash Fork, AZ 86320 Phone: (928) 637-2442 Email: ashfork@yavapailibrary.org Contact: Web site: http://yavapailibrary.org/ashfork Institution Type: City library/archive COLLECTIONS Description: Regions Covered:  Type of Materials: Time Periods:  ACCESS Facility Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM Research Hours: Catalogue System:  

Sharlot Hall Museum

Location: Sharlot Hall Museum 415 W. Gurley St. Prescott, AZ 86301 Phone: 928-445-3122 Web site: Sharlot Hall Museum Institution Type: Museum, Archive Collections Description: Building and Planning of Route 66, Early Route 66, Revival of Route 66, Local History Regions Covered: Route 66 in Arizona Type of Materials: Vertical files, oral histories, books, manuscript materials, newspaper clippings, maps Time Periods: 19th, 20th, and 21st Centuries Access Facility Hours: Monday-Saturday 10am-4pm, Sunday 12-4pm (open until 5pm, except Sundays, May-Sept.) Online Resources and Finding Aids: Archive Search

Sedona Public Library

Location: Sedona Public Library 3250 White Bear Rd. Sedona, AZ 86336 Phone: 928-282-7714 Web site: Sedona Public Library Institution Type: Library Collections Description: History of Route 66, Route 66 Revival Regions Covered: Route 66 in Arizona, Entire Route 66 Type of Materials: Audio-Visual and Related Material, Books Time Periods: 20th Century Access Facility Hours: Monday-Friday 10am-5pm Online Resources and Finding Aids: Library Catalog

Mohave Museum of History and Arts/Route 66 Museum

Location: Mohave Museum of History and Arts/Route 66 Museum 400 W. Beale St. Kingman, AZ 86401 Phone: 928-753-3195 Web site: Mohave Museum of History and Arts/Route 66 Museum Institution Type: Museum, Library Collections Description: History of Route 66, Local History, Pre-History, Route 66 Revival, Golden Age of Route 66, Tourism on Route 66. Research material is housed primarily at the library of the Museum of History and Arts. The Route 66 Museum, located nearby at 120 W. Andy Devine Dr., contains exhibits

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