The mission of the Historical League, Inc. is to help preserve Arizona's multi-cultural heritage by promoting public understanding and appreciation of Arizona history. The League will accomplish its mission by:
- Fundraising;
- Contributing the services of its members;
- Conducting educational and promotional activities; and
- Supporting the Arizona Heritage Center at Papago Park, the Arizona Historical Society or other events, programs and organizations with similar objectives and purposes.

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Arizona Historymakers™  Turquoise & Treasures Celebration October 14, 2023

• Honors extraordinary Arizonans who are creating Arizona's history 

Displays honorees' achievements at the Arizona Heritage Center at Papago Park

Archives each Historymaker's oral history in the Arizona Heritage Center Library and on www.historicalleague.org 

Supports teachers and students participating in National History Day in Arizona and at national competitions

Raises awareness and funds to support programs for education, community events, and exhibits for the Arizona Heritage Center

2023 Arizona Historymakers will be announced in February.

For Partner/Sponsor information for the October Historymakers Turquoise & Treasures Celebration, click here: Partner/Sponsor. 



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If you are someone who loves Arizona and its history, joining the Historical League may be right for you. Our organization is very social in nature, and we feature lectures from historical experts at our monthly meetings held the first Monday of each month except for July and August. In addition, our members travel to historic sites and museums all over the state, as well as out-of-state trips to locations of historic importance.  To join the Historical League, click on this link: JOIN


The Arizona Historical Society is Arizona's oldest cultural organization, founded by the Arizona territorial legislature in 1864. The Historical Society is responsible for preserving Arizona's rich and dynamic history, both for present and future generations. The centerpiece of the Society in Central Arizona is the Arizona Heritage Center in Papago Park; 1300 N. College Ave, Tempe, AZ 85288. This magnificent tribute to Arizona history is a Smithsonian affiliate. The mission of the Historical League is to support the Arizona Heritage Center in Papago Park.

To join the Arizona Historical Society, click on this link: https://arizonahistoricalsociety.org/ahs-membership/

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