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The mission of the Historical League, Inc. is to support the Arizona Historical Society and the Arizona Heritage Center at Papago Park in Tempe, Arizona by fundraising, contributing the services of its members, and conducting educational and promotional activities.

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Arizona history and favorite recipes come together in this new 216 page, hard-cover Tastes & Treasures II:  A Storytelling Cookbook of Historic Arizona.

The award-winning cookbook has been written by members of the Historical League, and it is filled with colorful photographs, unique histories, and special recipes from 24 historic Arizona venues.

Also featured are Arizona Historymakers biographies, photos, recipes, and food memories.

The Cherished Legacies section honors individuals in our lives with stories and recipes.

Listen to an interview on BigBlend Talk Radio. Click here

Tastes & Treasures Volume II: A Storytelling Cookbook of Historic Arizona is winner in Best Books Awards, Independent Press Awards, and New Mexico/Arizona Book Awards; finalist in Eric Hoffer Book Awards, and National Indie Excellence Awards. $30 Retail. STORE

Watch a video featuring the book on 3TV Good Morning AZ 

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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.


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 85281. 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:

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