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Among the many ways we support the community is by hosting Breakfasts with History. In this lecture series, knowledgeable speakers provide insight into the varied and interesting history of life in the Santa Cruz River Valley.
In the spring, the society celebrates with an Annual Picnic at a historic site. Also, periodically we sponsor field trips to archaeological and historical sites.
Henry Ossian Flipper
The Tubac Historical Society is celebrating Black History Month, February 1 to March 1, 2023, by honoring Henry Ossian Flipper who was born into slavery in 1856, was the first black graduate from West Point Military Academy in 1877, and by 1881 was falsely accused of embezzling government funds and stripped of his military status. […]
The Santa Cruz Valley is a weird place. Rivers flow backwards, giant cow skulls grace restaurants, marijuana factories grow legal weed, and nuclear missile sites are turned into museums. Even death and danger take a strange twist in the Valley. This talk discusses some of those strange and not so well known stories from our […]