The Wingfield Collection : Artifacts
Ralph Wingfield was a third generation Arizona farmer / rancher who owned six or seven ranches in Arizona and Mexico. His home base, however, was at the Guevavi Ranch west of Nogales, site of the Guevavi Mission founded by Father Eusebio Francisco Kino more than 300 years before.

Over the next 40+ years, Ralph's son, Geoffrey Wingfield collected artifacts on the ranch which included Native American pottery, stone tools and ironwork from the Spanish Colonial period.
Geoffrey displayed his private collection of artifacts at the home he built near Elephant Head just north of Tubac, near Amado. The artifacts were transported to his Elephant Head home from their original settings at the ranch and at Guevavi.

Unfortunately, the extensive records that Geoffrey kept on his collection were lost in a fire; however, consulting archaeologists Jeremy Moss of of the National Parks and Dr. Lyle Stone of Tubac confirmed the artifacts are from the Guevavi area.
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Ralph Wingfield and ruins of Guevavi MissionRalph Wingfield and ruins of Guevavi Mission
Geoffrey WingfieldGeoffrey Wingfield
Geoffrey Wingfield at Tubac Townsite archaelogical digGeoffrey Wingfield at Tubac Townsite archaelogical dig