Golden Years: A History of the Arizona Pioneers’ Home

Presenters:  Allison Carlton and Kasey Fulwood, North Wind Resource Consulting

Located in Prescott, the Arizona Pioneers’ Home served as a retirement home for the state’s earliest pioneers. Since it opened in 1911, many of the state’s most notable and notorious inhabitants have resided at the home. Even today, its residents serve as a unique source on the history of life in early Arizona. This session will emphasize the inception and history of the Arizona Pioneers’ Home, discuss some of its most famous residents, and delve into its social and economic history and significance to the City of Prescott. Additionally, this presentation will discuss the potential of the Arizona Pioneers’ Home and its outlook for the future.