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Clarkdale Historical Society and Museum

900 First North Street, Clarkdale, AZ 86324
+1 928-649-1198
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If you want to understand the area, this is the place

Had a fascinating tour and discussion with the gentleman running this place who's family is from... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
nichpr
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Michigan
History lesson

History of the company town of Clarkdale, the Clark family, and the mining and cement operations... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2017
Jeffrey H
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The Mission of the Clarkdale Historical Society & Museum is to provide an engaging museum experience rich in stories and artifacts while professionally stewarding our historical collections and building a sustainable organization for the future. Our vision is preserving the spirit of Clarkdale by illuminating the past. Our focus is the Verde Valley...primarily Clarkdale and its establishment by William Andrews Clark in 1912.
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“early days” (2 reviews)
“company town” (3 reviews)
“clark family” (2 reviews)
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900 First North Street, Clarkdale, AZ 86324
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

Had a fascinating tour and discussion with the gentleman running this place who's family is from here and who grew up here. My wife had read the book Hidden Mansions about the guy Clark who developed the copper industry here and she wanted to learn...More

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clarkdaleheritage, Chairman at Clarkdale Historical Society and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to visit us. We are off Main Street just one block but it's worth the effort. Our staff is all volunteers and we love our small historic town and it shows in every one of us! Please...More

Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

History of the company town of Clarkdale, the Clark family, and the mining and cement operations. Admission is free. The didn't has lived in the town for decades and was quite knowledgeable. After her stories, we were motivated to buy 2 books from the little...More

Thank Jeffrey H
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

The third Wednesday morning of every month they give a tour of the clubhouse. We happened to be in the area and decided to do the tour which is free. Cindy and Jerry were so nice, and it was interesting to hear their stories of...More

Thank Stonyhill6
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Volunteers take pride in their museum. We took the headset but probably not necessary. Old Kitchen was most impressive!

Thank Roni S
VVsocialbrat, Guest Relations Manager at Clarkdale Historical Society and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2017

Thank you for stopping by and taking the time to write such a nice review. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 20 December 2016

Ambling through town, the dog and I swung in for a tour of the Clarkdale museum. Greeted and led on a tour by the knowledgeable Mr. Paul Peck, 8-yr veteran volunteer, I was definitely lifelong impressed. There's a whole cast of history's characters Paul brings...More

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VVsocialbrat, Guest Relations Manager at Clarkdale Historical Society and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2017

Thank you so much for stopping by and touring the museum. It was a pleasure meeting you and your K9 companion. We look forward to seeing you in the future!

Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful time at this museum. Janet the docent was extremely knowledgeable about the history and founding families and the community. As someone who grew up in the town Janet had some wonderful stories to share. We would highly recommend a stop in...More

1  Thank dohpat
Reviewed 27 September 2014

This is a very small museum, with an odd assortment of items. There isn't an admission charge, so I guess you shouldn't expect much. The museum workers were very nice. We visited while killing time waiting for our train ride. Nothing special here.

Thank Ilikehomebest
Reviewed 18 September 2014

Every third Wednesday the Historical Society has a tour of the Clubhouse. It's like stepping back into time. The Clubhouse was built in the 20's and evokes the feeling of the time. Cindy and Jerry, our guides, brought us back the early days of Clarkdale...More

1  Thank jhirshsolo
Reviewed 12 September 2014

We learned about Clarkdale history and the Clark family from a volunteer (Mr. Wombacher) who was born and raised in Clarkdale. Both he and his father attended the high school where the copper museum is now located. What a treat this was!!! The building housing...More

Thank Vernelle
Reviewed 8 May 2014

A real town from the 1920's on. town square and all. Try to visit the second week of December when Made In Clarkdale Art Show takes place. But any time its really fun to just walk around the quaint blocks and interesting architecture and talk...More

Thank Gini G
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