Historical & Cultural Sites

Chiricahua Regional Museum and Research Center

Located at 127 E Maley in historic downtown Willcox, dedicated to developing a western history museum honoring the people who created the rich heritage of the area.  Collections and exhibits of historic artifacts, including a Geronimo Exhibit, are part of the museum.

Open daily from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, except holidays.

127 E Maley Willcox AZ
520-384-3971
Rex Allen Museum and & Willcox Cowboy Hall of Fame

Located together at 150 N Railroad Ave, the Museum honors Willcox’s own Rex Allen, the last of the Silver Screen’s singing cowboys.

The Willcox Cowboy Hall of Fame pays tribute to individuals prominent in the area’s cattle industry.

The museum and gift shop are open daily 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and are handicapped accessible.

150 N Railroad Avenue, Willcox, AZ
Southern Pacific Historic Train Depot

Located at 101 S Railroad Ave., the depot is the last of it kind still in existence.  The Restored depot displays exhibits that give an understanding of the history of the region, the town and its people.

Exhibits include railroad memorabilia, photo montages, objects of interest from mining, dairy and pharmaceutical companies, as well at the famed “Sierra Bonita Ranch” http://www.americancowboy.com/article/all-family. The depot houses the Willcox City Hall and open Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, except holidays

 

 

Tour of Historic Buffalo Soldiers Site –
Fort Huachuca served as the home station for the Buffalo Soldiers for nearly 53 continuous years; their service and accomplishments are legendary. Not only were their endeavors well known during the Indian Wars, but the soldiers also joined General “Black Jack” Pershing in the Punitive Expedition into Mexico and protected the international border duritn the Mexican Revolution and World War I. During World War II, they served in the European Theater.

Fort Huachuca, Sierra Vista, AZ
520-417-6960 or 800-288-3861