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FREE Virtual Brown Bag Lecture with David Santor: White City

March 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Free

This presentation discusses how the present-day city of Sierra Vista came to be named after a saloon and brothel. The presentation follows Irish immigrant John Reilly, from his immigration to the United States, his service in the U.S. Army, and then to his homestead claim in what we now know as Sierra Vista and his establishment of a barroom and brothel on the doorstep of Fort Huachuca in 1905. John Reilly named his business “The White City”. The name stuck and soon spread from a building to a street, and then to the whole town. Area newspapers were still referring to our community as “White City” right up through World War II.

Details

Date:
March 17
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://cochise.zoom.us/j/91200381657?pwd=RjRrcHBoQnpyZm9Panp5ZjNaTEFlQT09

Organizer

Cochise College Center for Lifelong Learning
Phone:
520-515-3636
Email:
smitha@cochise.edu
Website:
www.cochise.edu/cll

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