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The Saga of the Salt and its Connection to Cave Creek

March 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm MST

On Saturday, March 25, 2023 from 2-4 PM, Cave Creek Museum Presents will feature The Saga of the Salt and its Connection to Cave Creek.

Cave Creek Museum explores the true founder of Cave Creek or at least the co-founder of Cave Creek and how it all started with the venerable Salt River. Learn about how George Stoneman, a United States Army cavalry leader and his troops, Would a very short rest on a journey to Prescott, for Stoneman and his troops, led to grounds for the designation of Cave Creek town founder in 1870.

This exciting saga will be presented by Kraig Nelson, Cave Creek Museum’s historian, a Nuggets columnist for 12 years and who has given presentations not only at the museum, but other venues around metropolitan Phoenix. In addition, his insights have been featured o YouTube, Johns Hopkins University and more than seven years at the only UNESCO World Heritage Site and National Historic Landmark (and Hohokam site) in the State of Arizona. Prepare to spend an exciting time listening to information never delivered before.

Registration is required. The presentation will take place in the museum’s historic church. The event is free to members; non-members can attend free with a $10 admission to Cave Creek Museum.

The 52-year-old museum’s mission is to preserve the artifacts of the prehistory, history, culture and legacy of the Cave Creek Mining District and the Cave Creek/Carefree foothills area through education, research and interpretive exhibits. The Cave Creek Museum is located at 6140 E. Skyline Drive in Cave Creek, Ariz. Open October through May. The museum can be reached at 480.488.2764 or cavecreekmuseum.org. Where History Comes Alive.


March 25
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm MST
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