Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance Celebrates 10th Anniversary With Free Lecture Series

January 18, 2013

Thomas Sheridan will TomSheridanflierFINAL-1discuss his latest book, Arizona: A History at a free brown bag lunch lecture, Tuesday, January 29 from noon – 1 p.m. at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N. Stone Ave. in the lower level meeting room. The talk is free and open to the public. Parking is available in the library garage and is free for the first hour.

From ancient mammoth hunters to modern water traders, Sheridan tells the real story of the Grand Canyon State in a captivating and unique manner. The 2012 revised edition of Arizona: A History was named one of Southwest Books of the Year by the Pima County Public Library in partnership with the Friends of the Pima County Public Library and the Arizona Historical Society.

Thomas Sheridan is a research anthropologist at the Southwest Center and a professor of anthropology at the University of Arizona. He is lifelong Arizonan.

The Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the cultural, historic, and natural treasures of the Santa Cruz Valley, is sponsoring the lecture series in celebration of its 10th anniversary in 2013.

For more information, please call 520-882-4405 or e-mail.