Date(s): 01/11/2018 Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Marshall Trimble – Lawmen & Outlaws of Arizona
Arizona’s history, like that of most states, is filled with stories of those who broke the law and those who went after them. Today’s lecturer, Marshall Trimble will share some of his stories about these colorful characters from Arizona’s past. this lecture is the kick-off event for our annual Heritage Days celebration that will run Saturday and Sunday.
Marshall Trimble has been called the “Will Rogers of Arizona.” Trimble appears frequently on radio and television as a goodwill ambassador for the state. “Trimble’s Tales” are on radio stations around the state. He answers questions about the Old West from readers all over the world in True West Magazine’s popular column, “Ask the Marshall.”
He is considered the “dean of Arizona historians.” He taught Arizona history at Scottsdale Community College for 40 years before retiring in 2014.
His first book was published in 1977 by Doubleday & Company, New York. Since then he’s written more than twenty books on Arizona and the West. Trimble is one of the state’s most popular speakers and performers.
Some of Marshall’s books are available for sale in the Museum Gift Store.
The lecture begins at 2:00. Bring your lawn chairs, as seating for this event fills up fast. While you are waiting for the lecture to begin, you can buy a delicious hot dog or tamale from Pat the Hot Dog Lady. Coffee and cookies will be available for purchase with all proceeds going to the museum for continuing education programs.
- Don’t forget a hat and sunscreen.
- Please, no smoking on the property.
- Please put your cell phone on vibrate during the lecture or turn it off.
Buy a raffle ticket! As a Self-supporting organization that receives no federal, state, or local funding, we rely on revenues generated by our gift shops, events, and fundraisers. As one of our fundraisers, at each week’s lecture we raffle off an item from our gift shop, usually something that is related to the lecture topic for the day. Raffle tickets are priced at 1 for $1, or 6 for $5. Winning tickets are drawn from tickets sold that day. Winner must be present to win.
Don’t forget to buy some tickets for this season’s special fundraising raffle of a 1/4oz gold nugget. Tickets are on sale for $1.00 each, or six for $5.00. The drawing will be held on March 29th, at the conclusion of Dan Ware’s lecture. You need not be present to win.
We appreciate your support and participation in our raffle fundraisers.
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