Award winning authors Richard and Sherry Mangum will visit Sun Valley Lodge on Thursday, April 2nd at 2:00 PM as part of the Discover Arizona series of programs sponsored by the Arizona Humanities Council. Their presentation will focus on the Arizona portion of the “Mother Road” using historical documents, old photographs, maps, and other graphic materials.
The Mangums’ are a husband and wife team based in Flagstaff. They have written and published books about northern Arizona including Route 66. Since 1993, they have conducted free Flagstaff Historic Walks, which have been attended by thousands of people. They were appointed Flagstaff’s Ambassadors by The Arizona Daily Star in 2001, and were nominated as Culturekeepers in 2003. In 2006, they were given the Arizona Governor’s Spirit of Service to Tourism Award.
The Discover Arizona series consists of six programs that each feature a different aspect of Arizona history and are presented by an accomplished speaker. The series opened on March 5th and is sponsored by the Arizona Humanities Council.
All of the programs are free and open to the public. Sun Valley Lodge is located at 12415 N. 103rd Avenue in Sun City. For more details please call 623-933-0137.