アリゾナのいろいろ。。。。

アンテロープキャニオン ツアー

アンテロープキャニオンツアーは少なくっても3か所の見事のところがあります。アッパーアンテロープキャニオン、ローワーアンテロープキャニオン、とホースシュウベンドです。この三つのところをかなり感動するところです。最高のことはホースシュウベンドの朝日と日没を楽しんで、そして、日の万上の時にアッパーアンテロープをして、その前かその後、ローワーアンテロープを見る順番で最高でしょう!
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グランドキャニオン

グランドキャニオンの南リムはThe Parker Houseから約3.5時間が掛かります。北リムは約その2倍です。グランドキャニオンを楽しむためにどちらの方がいいでしょうか?グランドキャニオンを観光するには何季節が一番いいでしょうか?ハイキングコースがどうなっていますかなどのはここで、調べましょう。

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自動車:花より団子の赤い車(TR4)

とりあえずこれを用意します。花より団子に使われた車、この赤い車、ラスベガスで映画を撮影が終わたら、手に入れました。今この車は家の車庫に保存しています。ちょと修理したら、日本に持っていきたいと思っています。映画に走っているところみたかたらこのYouTubeをみてください。28分のところで下のの写真の撮影した場所が見えてきます。

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Slaughter Ranch

John Slaughter was an Arizona lawman, rancher, cowboy, and a hard-to-beat poker player. Born in 1841 on a Southern plantation in western Louisiana, he went to Texas where he learned how to herd cattle and speak Spanish as he worked with the Mexican vaqueros (cowboys). In the early 1860s Slaughter protected European settlers against hostile Comanche native Americans as a Texas Ranger. He fought on the Confederacy side during the Civil War. At the age of 41, he  decided to start ranching in Arizona purchasing the San Bernardino Rnach on the U.S.-Mexico boarder near Douglas, Arizona.

It was here where he became legendary as a lawman and a prominent poker player.

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Dum-dum, シャドーとチビ

Three Cats

Your stay at the Parker House will include interacting with three Parker House cats, Dum-dum, Shadow, and Chibi. Although the cats are not allowed into your bedroom or bathroom, your "livingroom" is open and so they can sometimes wander into there. So if you are allergic to cats, you may want to make sure that you have some medicine to help with your allergies.

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Shumway School

ShumwayLarry Muder was one of the last students to attend class at Shumway School. Later, Muder told a newspaper reporter about “Giant Stride,” one of the games he and other kids would play at recess: A long pole in the ground had five or six chains attached to the top, and children would grab a chain and run around the pole until their feet left the ground. “Sometimes one person would take it out really far and catch the other kids,” he said. “It was a dangerous activity, but we were tougher than kids are now.” Toughness was a necessity in the tiny, remote community of Shumway, founded by Mormon settlers in the late 19th century. The one-room schoolhouse, made of locally fired red bricks, is tough, too: It’s been standing since the 1900s, though it hasn’t been used for school since the 1940s. In recent years, it’s undergone a massive...
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Riordan Mansion

FlagstaffIt’s not as big as Xanadu — the opulent mansion at the center of Citizen Kane — but the 13,000-square-foot Riordan Mansion still plays a prominent role in Flagstaff’s history. Brothers Denis, Michael and Timothy Riordan made their fortunes as the owners of the Arizona Lumber and Timber Co. The booming lumber mill helped turn Flagstaff, formerly a gritty railroad town, into an industrial hub. The Riordans went on to bring electricity to Flagstaff and create Upper and Lower Lake Mary, among other endeavors. Michael and Timothy eventually decided to upgrade their living situation in town, so they had two nearly identical homes built atop Kinlichi Knoll. The craftsman-style homes were connected by a “rendezvous room” where the brothers and their families could gather. Today, you can learn about the history of the mansion and the Riordan family on one of several daily tours. Reservations are recommended. And don’t ask any questions about...
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Pipe Springs National Monument

Near Fredonia On the Arizona Strip, water can be nearly impossible to find. That’s what drew Mormon missionaries to Pipe Spring, which was the only source of water on the 62-mile route between Fredonia, Arizona, and Hurricane, Utah. Humans have used the spring for thousands of years, but famed pioneer Jacob Hamblin first arrived there in 1858. Within two years, Pipe Spring was being used as a watering hole and campsite for ranchers. The site endured periodic raids by Navajos until 1870, when Brigham Young visited and ordered his followers to build a fort to protect the “fine spring of good water.” That fort became Winsor Castle, named after one of its builders and the ranch’s first manager. Pipe Spring became a “tithing ranch,” raising cattle donated by members of the church. Now, Winsor Castle is the centerpiece of Pipe Spring National Monument, which receives more than 50,000 visitors annually. And the...
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Pioneer Museum

FlagstaffThe building that today houses the Pioneer Museum is 108 years old, but if you want its true origin, you’ll have to go back further — a lot further. Half a million years ago, Elden Mountain, a lava-dome volcano northeast of Flagstaff, blew its top, ejecting a type of volcanic rock called pumiceous dacite that proved to be fireproof and lighter than sandstone. That rock was used to build the Coconino County Hospital for the Indigent, which served the county’s poorest patients for 30 years. After that, the building spent another two decades as a boarding house before becoming a museum, which today is operated by the Arizona Historical Society. It provides a glimpse of life in Flagstaff’s early days through exhibits on ranching, logging and transportation. There also are remnants of the building’s hospital days, including an iron lung and antique surgical equipment. And train buffs will appreciate Locomotive No. 12, a...
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Patagonia Railroad Depot

PatagoniaThe centerpiece of one of Southern Arizona’s most charming small towns is a depot built for the New Mexico and Arizona Railroad. The rail line, built in the 1880s, connected Nogales to the main Southern Pacific line in Benson. The depot came along at the turn of the century, when Patagonia had a population of 133. But within two decades, the town’s mining industry was so prosperous that the railroad made three stops a day there. By the end of World War II, about 5,000 tons of lead, copper, zinc and molybdenum ore were being shipped from Patagonia’s mines every month. After the mines went bust and the rail line was abandoned, a Patagonia resident bought the depot to save it from being demolished. He then sold it to the local Rotary Club. Today, the restored depot is owned by Patagonia and houses the town’s offices.LOCATION: 310 McKeown Avenue, PatagoniaCONSTRUCTED: 1900BUILDER: New Mexico and...
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Painted Desert Inn

Petrified Forest National ParkStock-market turmoil took a toll on construction projects in the 1930s, but the Painted Desert Inn was an exception. In 1936, the National Park Service bought the original inn, built 12 years earlier, with the intent of rehabilitating it and adding running water and electricity. But that building was later deemed a lost cause. It wasn’t politically correct to fund new construction during the Great Depression, so the Park Service proceeded under the guise of “rebuilding,” even though little of the original structure was preserved. And when crews gathered wood for the inn’s roof from national forests, the Park Service called it “forest thinning” to avoid scrutiny. Lyle Bennett designed the new structure, which features the adobe façade and pine-beam ceilings typical of the Pueblo Revival style. The inn hasn’t hosted overnight guests since the 1950s, but today, the Park Service operates it as a museum and gift shop,...
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Orpheum Theatre

PhoenixIt all started with Gustav Walter. Walter, a German impresario, dreamed of building a cross-country “Orpheum Circuit” of theaters for vaudeville acts. He opened the first Orpheum in San Francisco in the 1880s, but he didn’t make it out of California before running out of money. To settle a reported $50,000 liquor bill, Walter sold his interest in Orpheum to Morris Meyerfeld, who expanded the chain nationwide. Phoenix’s Orpheum Theatre, featuring Spanish Baroque architecture, opened in 1929. It changed hands, and names, several times before falling into disrepair. The city purchased the building in 1984 and began a $14 million restoration, which lasted until 1997.LOCATION: 203 W. Adams Street, PhoenixCONSTRUCTED: 1929ARCHITECT: Lescher & MahoneyINFORMATION: 602-534-5600Photo: The Orpheum Theatre has changed hands several times, but it’s been a fixture of downtown Phoenix since 1929.  | Keith WhitneyOriginal linkOriginal author: sboppre
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