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“Archaeology and History of Canoa Ranch” Presentation and Tours

October 10, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Caption: Canoa Lake and historic ranch headquarters photo by Michael Mock and Random Orbit Photography.

RESCHEDULED TO APRIL 3, 2021 On October 10, 2020, “Archaeology and History of Canoa Ranch” presentation and tours will be held at Historic Canoa Ranch, located at 5375 S. I-19 Frontage Road, Green Valley, Arizona (accessible from I-19 Canoa Road Exit 56), starting from 8:00 a.m. to noon. There is a $30 requested donation ($24 for Old Pueblo Archaeology Center and Pueblo Grande Museum Auxiliary members), which helps cover Old Pueblo’s tour expenses and supports its education programs about archaeology and traditional cultures.

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 a 1-hour “Anza Tour at Historic Canoa Ranch” and a “Tour of Historic Canoa Ranch” to be provided by Pima County Natural Resources, Parks & Recreation volunteers, then the morning’s program will conclude with a “Behind the Scenes Restoration Tour” by Pima County architectural preservationist Simon Herbert. 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.

Donation prepayment is required within 10 days of reservation request; last day to request reservations is 5 p.m. Wednesday September 30: 520-798-1201 or info@oldpueblo.org.



October 10, 2020
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Historic Canoa Ranch
5375 S. I-19 Frontage Road (along I-19 East Frontage Road between the Continental and Canoa exits)
Green Valley, AZ United States
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