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John Slaughter & San Bernardino Ranch PDF Print E-mail

Slaughter RanchIn 1887, John Slaughter purchased the ranch that is now known as the San Bernardino Wildlife Refuge. He re-established cattle ranching and farming and they continued until 1979. The ranch is now registered as a National Historic Landmark and provides a glimpse of turn-of-the-century life in the lush ranchland of Southern Arizona.

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Dust was an early environmental issue for the city's first residents. Most residents furnished their porches with feather dusters and proper Douglas etiquette was a complete brushing of one's person before entering a home.
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 Historic Douglas Take a tour through Douglas’ fascinating past from its early mining history to the later Maquiladores years. These are the places and faces that have made Douglas Arizona’s home town.

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