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“Archaeology and History of Canoa Ranch” Presentation and Tours
April 3, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
RESCHEDULED TO DECEMBER 4, 2021 On Saturday, April 3, 2021, 8:00 a.m to noon, “Archaeology and History of Canoa Ranch” presentation and tours will be held at Historic Canoa Ranch, 5375 S. I-19 Frontage Road, Green Valley, Arizona (accessible from I-19 Canoa Road Exit 56). This event begins with a PowerPoint presentation by Old Pueblo’s director Allen Dart titled “Before There Was a Canoa” about Canoa-area archaeology and history. The presentation is followed by three 1-hour tours to be provided by Pima County Natural Resources, Parks & Recreation volunteers: 1) “Anza Tour at Historic Canoa Ranch,” 2) “Tour of Historic Canoa Ranch,” and 3) “The Gardens of Canoa.” The presentation and each tour will be limited to 32 registrants and will not be open to other Canoa Ranch visitors. Participants are encouraged to bring a sack lunch to enjoy after the program at Canoa Ranch’s Mesquite Grove, or to have lunch in one of the many nearby Green Valley restaurants. All participants are asked to wear face masks and to practice physical distancing during the tour to avoid spreading COVID-19 virus.
There is a $30 requested donation ($24 for Old Pueblo Archaeology Center and Friends of Pueblo Grande Museum members), which helps cover Old Pueblo’s tour expenses and supports its education programs about archaeology and traditional cultures. Donations are due 10 days after reservation request or by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 31, whichever is earlier. To register contact Old Pueblo at email@example.com or 520-798-1201.
Photo caption: Canoa Lake and historic ranch headquarters photo by Michael Mock and Random Orbit Photography