Wyatt Earpís second wife, who was with him in
O.K. Corral gunfight committed suicide with an overdose of
laudanum on July 3, 1888 in Pinal,
Arizona. She was despondent because
had left her for another woman.
Disaster Falls was named to commemorate the site of a previous
The world's largest
solar telescope is located at Kitts Peak National Observatory in the
city of Sells.
At one time camels were used to transport
One must be 18 years
old to buy spray paint in Tempe, Arizona.
Phoenix originated in
1866 as a hay camp to supply Camp McDowell.
Ruby, Gillette, and Gunsight are among the
towns scattered throughout the state.
Canyon is 227 miles long, 1 mile deep, and has an average width of 10
Community College in Tsaile, was the first college on an Indian
There is a possible 25 years in prison for
cutting down a cactus.
is roughly the size of Italy.
has more parks and national monuments than any other state, more
mountains than Switzerland, and more golf courses than Scotland.
famous gunfight at the
O.K. Corral only lasted about thirty seconds.
hottest recorded day in Phoenix was June 26, 1990, when the
temperature hit 122 degrees.
Saguaro Cactus blossom is the official state flower of Arizona.
The white, funnel shaped, night blooming flowers, grow on the trunk and
branches of the saguaro cactus during May and June. The red fruits of this
largest American cactus are edible.
It is illegal in Tucson for women to wear
In World War
Navajo enlisted as secret agents. Our enemies could never understand the
language to learn our military secrets.
If you bother the cottontails or bullfrogs, in
you will be fined.
The sun shines in southern
85% of the time, which is considerably more sunshine than Florida or
Hawaii. high country.
In 1876 the Chiricahua
Apache chief Geronimo began ten years of raids against white settlements
when the U.S. government attempted to move his tribe from their
traditional home in
Arizona to a
Reservation, the nation's largest reservation, lies primarily in
and extends into
A saguaro cactus will
take between 50 and 100 years to grow an arm. The saguaro cactus flower is
the official state flower of Arizona.
An ordinance prohibits
the wearing of suspenders in Nogales, Arizona.