Gila County Historical Museum Hosts Hamburger Frys Through September
The Gila County Historical Museum hamburger fry season begins in April. The season kicks off, Friday, April 26 beginning at 5:30 p.m. The picnic style hamburger fry is complete with homemade treats, salad and the museum’s special beans served piping hot.
This summer season cookout is held monthly from April through September. Community members as well as visitors are welcome to attend.
In addition to the monthly hamburger fry, the museum volunteers are busy planning for the Second Annual Old Dominion Days, scheduled for September 11 through 14. Each day will feature special history presentations, demonstrations, workshops, tours, food and fun.
Old Dominion Days Schedule of Events
Wednesday, September 11
8 a.m., Dutch Oven Breakfast
9 a.m., Opening Ceremonies
4 p.m., History Presentation
6 p.m., Chuck Wagon Grub
6:30 p.m., Music at the Museum
Thursday, September 12
10 a.m., Cheese Boat sale/Luncheon
6 p.m., Antique Appraisals and Workshop
Friday, September 13
8 a.m., Dutch Oven Breakfast, Teacher Appreciation
9 a.m., Workshop Care and Cleaning-Dutch Oven Cooking
10 a.m., Kids Day
4 p.m., Mine Tour
5 p.m., History Tour
6 p.m., Steak Fry
6: 30 p.m., Music at the Museum
Saturday, September 14
10 a.m., Mine tours
11 a.m., History Tour
2 p.m., Second Annual Tortilla Toss
3:30 p.m., History Presentation
6 p.m., The Copper Ball
Schedule is subject to change.
This past year the museum attracted 6,700 visitors. The visitors came from all over Arizona, many other states, and foreign countries.
Anyone can become a member of the Gila County Society. Membership fees for individuals, families and businesses all go towards the operation of the Museum.
For more information on becoming a member contact the museum at 425-7385, or by stopping in. The museum is in Old Mine Rescue Station, 1330 N. Broad Street, on The Old West Highway (60).