Stanley C. Brown; copyright 2018 by Rim Country Museum Press, Payson, Arizona. Paperback; 246 pages; 39 chapters.
Did you ever wonder what made the people who settled the West special? Come find out in this comprehensive look at the early settlers of Arizona’s Rim Country – the most isolated area of the 48th state and the last area of the state to be settled. This book covers everyone: Local Tonto Apaches, strong pioneer women, determined gold seekers, builders, generals, army scouts, famous authors, doctors, teachers, and others who left their mark on this beautiful but rugged area. Each was a unique individual but there were common goals, desires, and motivations to try and build a new life in this country. Discover the reasons they came and the legacy they left behind.