Dating show low
The objects on display are just a few items that were found in the Show Low Ruin in 1929. Those years include the era when pre-historic people inhabited the Show Low Ruin. Douglass' archaeological dig here in Show Low.
At the turn of the last century, scientists were wondering when did the ancient ones lived in Mesa Verde, Chaco Canyon, Show Low and other places. A charred Douglas fir log used for the building of the Show Low Ruin found here in Show Low became known to scientists as HH-39.
This is a favorite place for the many children that tour each year.You are able to see a table and ice cream dishes, sugar dispenser and butter dishes that were used in the café.In 2006, the Show Low Historical Society Museum has a new exhibit on loan from the University of Arizona in Tucson. However, his time line had a gap that included the years 1260 AD to 1286 AD.Among his treasures are the famous black derby, skin of the mountain lion Eb killed with a spear, a miniature brass canon, and his Fourth of July Parade entry, the independently traveling Maytag automatic washing machine. George and his wife, Lillie, also, operated one of the first cafes in Show Low.
The Woolford room exhibits George Woolford's old roll top desk, which he used in his long service to the community as Justice of the Peace from 1912 to 1916, Navajo County Deputy Sheriff from 1921 to 1933, Judge from 1933 to 1936 and then as Justice of the Peace again in 1941 to 1948, is on display. Lillie was known for her big heart in our community because she gave away more food that she sold. You are welcome to call 928-532-7115 for information about private tours.