Historic Museum, Parks, and Buildings
Sedona Historical Museum
A great historical museum located in the Jordan House, the home of one of Sedona’s forefathers. History in the museum covers from 1876 through today with exhibits of how life in Sedona over this whole period of time. A great way to learn about the rich history of Sedona.
Fort Verde State Historic Park
This state park is an outstanding example of forts from the Indian Wars period in Arizona. Commanded by the famous General Crook this was headquarters and home of officers, doctors, soldiers, and Crooks many scouts. Many of the original buildings still stand and are open to take you into the past. Located just 20 minutes south of Canyon Villa off I-17 in Camp Verde.
Jerome State Historical Park
Founded as a copper mining town, Jerome became a true ghost town in the mid 1950’s when the mining came to an end. The founder’s mansion now serves as a historical museum for a today’s much smaller population of 500. The town teems with eclectic shops, art studios, restaurants,historical buildings, and inns.
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Built in 1956, this Catholic Monument has been an inspiration to locals and visiters alike from the day of it’s opening. An incredible piece of historic religious architecture, the chapel is located just a few miles north of Canyon Villa off SR 179 in the heart of the Red Rocks