Trail Dust Town, 6541 East Tanque Verde Road, Tucson Arizona 85715
520-296-4551 Fax 520-298-3614
The Museum of the Horse Soldier contains a fine private collection of Cavalry artifacts, equipment and memorabilia, representng the period in history from the Civil War through the end of the mounted Cavalry in 1942. The displays include uniforms, arms and accoutrements, military tack, artifacts, memorabilia and a diverse photographic and visual representation of the eras. The museum is home to Cavalry Life in Bronze, a National touring exhibition of 30+ U.S. Cavalry bronze sculptures by noted Arizona sculptor Dan Bates.
Other History nearby:
(Tucson) 390th Memorial Museum
(Tucson) Arizona Historical Society
(Tucson) Arizona Historical Society of Tucson
(Tucson) Arizona Sonora Desert Museum
(Tucson) Arizona State Museum
(Tucson) Charles O. Brown House
12/06 Coming to The Tucson 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:
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.