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Lecture: An Arizona Auto Adventure

April 23, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

On August 29, 1913, chemist Clarence N. Boynton and his friend and soon-to-be-business partner William Warner Watkins, along with their wives and the Watkins’ nine-month-old daughter, set out on a driving trip. Squeezed into Dr. Watkins’ new 1913 Studebaker touring car, the trip was planned to cover approximately 1,000 miles in central Arizona. It was “no country for an auto”!

About the Presenter

Nancy Burgess is a Phoenix native and has held a life-long passion for Arizona history. She and her husband moved to Prescott in 1984. Since 1987 Nancy’s work in historic preservation has provided protection for, education about, and restoration of Central Arizona’s important historic cultural resources. She has published several books and has won multiple award for her work in historic preservation.


April 23, 2022
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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