Did You Know...
At one time, as many as 25 school districts were established throughout the area, with some being a simple one-room building.
In 1910, the combined population of the Clifton-Morenci area neared 18,000, forming one of the largest mining districts in Arizona.
As described in the Copper Era of February 23, 1905, the Morenci YMCA played the University of Arizona in basketball. It was the first-ever game for the university team, winning 40-32.
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Excerpts from Clifton and Morenci Mining District.
Copies available in the GCHS gift shop.