FREE EVENT!! 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 life and deeds. In the pages of Grasse’s book you are treated to the biography of Owens along with a full cast of contemporary Western characters, both good and bad. This is the first time his …[Read more]
Our Mission is to Acquire and Preserve Artifacts and Writings related to the History and Culture of Northern Gila County for Exhibit and Research.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Sandy Carson, President
Lisa Rasley, Vice President
Barbara Chism, Treasurer
Betty Berryman, Corresponding Secretary
Blue Star Museums offers free admission to active duty military, including Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, Marines, National Guard and Reserve Members, with up to five family members from Memorial Day to Labor Day.