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    1:00 PM-2:00 PM
    Rim Country Museum
    700 S Green Valley Pkwy, Payson, AZ 85541, USA

    Tuesday, April 18th 1:00 PM
    Rim Country Museum, 2nd floor
    Refreshments will be provided
    Author David Grasse will talk about Commodore Perry Owens, the subject of his book The True, Untold Story of Commodore Perry Owens; a Sheriff of the Arizona Territory.
    The Book:  It took a special breed of lawman to step up and confront the bad men of the late 19th century.  Such a man was Apache County Sheriff Commodore Perry Owens.  Quiet, enigmatic, small in stature and quirky in personality-yet undeniably brave.   Owens tamed northeastern Arizona Territory by using oftentimes violent measure to counter the lawlessness and violence of the badmen.  C.P. Owens was largely overlooked by historians until David Grasse invested years uncovering the fascinating, true tale of his …[Read more]

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