Jerome State Historic Park


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Jerome State Historic Park


Location:In the town of Jerome just off SR 89A, on Douglas Road.
Facilities:Historic mansion, antique mining equipment, history exhibits, visitor center, restrooms, picnic area, picnic shelters (é).
Special Features:Park features the mansion of James S. "Rawhide" Douglas, built in 1916, which sits atop a hill overlooking the scenic Verde Valley. Exhibits recount the story of this once flourishing copper mining community, including the people, places, and technology that played a major role in Arizona's mining history.
Address:PO Box D
Jerome, AZ 86331

Phone:928-634-5381
Web: www.pr.state.az.us/Parks/parkhtml/jerome.html
Size: 3 acres. Elevation: 5,000 feet.

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Visitors today are likely to be day-tippers, snaking their way up the hill from the Verde Valley A fine start is at Jerome State Historic Park.
ACTIVITIES: The museum at Jerome State Historic Park is an excellent place to get an overview of the history of the town.