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Monday, September 17, 2007

Prescott, Arizona

Prescott, according to Nancy W, is pronounced like "bisuit" . . . love that, I found a couple of great websites to see where I'm actually going!! Here's a good one!

. Prescott is in Central Northern Arizona, amid the largest stand of ponderosa pines in the world
. 96 miles northwest of Phoenix
. 90 miles southwest of Flagstaff
. 95 miles from Grand Canyon National Park

Prescott Climate:

. 5,300 foot elevation
. Average summer temperature: 85 degrees Fahrenheit
. Average winter temperature: 50 degrees Fahrenheit

History Highlights of Prescott, Arizona:

. Prescott is Arizona's first territorial capital
. Prescott was founded in 1864, incorporated into Arizona in 1881
. Named for William Hickling Prescott, a noted historian
. Prescott contains over 600 buildings in the National Register of Historic Places, including many beautifully restored Victorian-era homes and bungalows
. Prescott's territorial heritage is preserved in her historic districts containing lovely Victorian homes


. Prescott is home of the world's oldest, continuously running rodeo
. Prescott is "Arizona's Christmas City"
. Mild four-season climate and year-round recreational activities
. Prescott is consistently named the "Best Place to Retire" by national publications
. Closest urban area to a National Forest.

In Prescott "History Lives On"

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