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The Swindall House is the site of what was once the only hotel where Black athletes and performers such as Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Joe Louis and Jackie Robinson could lodge prior to integration. The site is now being renovated into the Desert Mashie Golf Club.

Location: 1021 East Washington St, Phoenix Arizona 85034 Telephone 602-258-7851

Other History nearby:
(Glendale) American Museum of Nursing
(New River) Archaeological Adventures of Arizona
(Chandler) Arizona Railway Museum
(Phoenix) Arizona State Capitol Museum
(Mesa) Arizona Temple Visitors' Center
(Coolidge) Casa Grande Ruins National Monument

11/21 Coming to The Phoenix area
National Festival of the West Scottsdale AZ March21-24 Nation Festival of the West is the country's largest celebration of the Old West and the American Cowboy.
Arizona Renaissance Festival Apache Junction AZ March30-31 In addition to village street and pathway events, the Festival has twelve stages of ongoing shows performing every half-hour. From the daily opening ceremony to the closing cannon shot, every Festival minute and every Festival acre is filled with mirth, merriment and marketplace exhibitions.
Marana Main Street Festival Marana AZ April6 Located downtown at Marana Main Street and Civic Center Drive, between the Marana Municipal Complex and the Marana Health Center. There will be: Kids activities, Entertainment, Food, Vendors, Bed races, Concert (Saturday night), Pancake breakfast (Sunday), and RV boondocking (Friday-Sunday).
10th Annual Polish Festival Phoenix AZ April13-14 Authentic Polish food, beef, raffle, live entertainment, fun activities for kids.
Prickly Pear Festival Superior AZ August24 The historic copper mining town of Superior hosts a new prickly pear festival featuring a morning “how to pick and juice ‘em” class by Jean Groen.