A Guide to Southern Arizona's Historic Farms and Ranches

A Guide to Southern Arizona's Historic Farms and Ranches

Rustic Southwest Retreats

Book - 2012
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History Press
Experience southwestern heritage, culture and cuisine while learning to rope and herd cattle, trail ride through the wilderness or make prickly pear syrup. With roots dating back to the mid-1800s, southern Arizona’s historic guest ranches and farm stays include Spain’s first mission in the continental United States, a former World War II prison camp and boys’ boarding school and a Butterfield Stagecoach stop. Intimately connected to Arizona’s land and legacy, these unparalleled retreats have hosted countless artists, movie stars and politicians and continue to enrich their present-day communities through food, education and conservation. Pack your bags and join travel writer Lili DeBarbieri for a journey into the rural west south of the Gila River.

Book News
This book is a beautifully written and photographed resource for travelers and historians. DeBarbieri (librarian, travel writer and photographer) takes the reader on a journey into the rural American West (south of the Gila River) exploring ranches, haciendas, and farms while educating about food, art, conservation, agriculture and wildlife. There are ghost stories, recipes, black and white photos and stories of the people living on the land. Twenty two ranches or guesthouses are featured in separate chapters, which include contact information and an explanation of the accommodations. Annotation ©2013 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Arcadia Publishing
Experience southwestern heritage, culture and cuisine while learning to rope and herd cattle, trail ride through the wilderness or make prickly pear syrup. With roots dating back to the mid-1800s, southern Arizona's historic guest ranches and farm stays include Spain's first mission in the continental United States, a former World War II prison camp and boys' boarding school and a Butterfield Stagecoach stop. Intimately connected to Arizona's land and legacy, these unparalleled retreats have hosted countless artists, movie stars and politicians and continue to enrich their present-day communities through food, education and conservation. Pack your bags and join travel writer Lili DeBarbieri for a journey into the rural west south of the Gila River.

Publisher: Charleston, SC : History Press, 2012
ISBN: 9781609494605
1609494601
Branch Call Number: 979.1 D3502g 2012
Characteristics: p. cm

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