Monthly Membership Meetings


Membership meetings are held the second Monday of each month between September and May.
They begin at 1:30 and end at about 3:00 pm.
The meeting place is the First Presbyterian Church located at 12225 N. 103rd Ave., Sun City, AZ.

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The meetings are open to the public as well as members. Click HERE to see prior speakers.


MEETING SPEAKER TOPIC

May 9, 2016

Dr. Reba Grandrud

Reba Wells Grandrud is a former AHC board member; and has enjoyed being on the Speakers Bureau for a number of years. In addition to working as a historical consultant, she continues her own research and writing while serving as a volunteer for a wide range of nonprofits, including the Partnership for National Trails System, Old Spanish Trail Association, Historical League, Arizona History Convention, Inc., Westerners Corrals, Pioneer Cemetery Association, and Sunnyslope Historical Society.


In Their Own Words: Overland Diaries of 19th Century Westering Women

What was it like to be a woman traveling on the Oregon Trail, the California Trail, or the Southern Route to California in the mid- 19th century? Who were these women and how did they feel about uprooting their lives?