Rex Allen Museum - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
150 N Railroad Ave, Willcox, AZ 85643, USA
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About Rex Allen Museum
The Rex Allen Museum is located in one of Willcox's oldest commercial buildings. Constructed in the early 1890's of adobe. Allen was an authentic cowboy. Allen was an American film and television actor, singer and songwriter. The museum includes photographs, movie posters, cowboy outfits, records, musical instruments and other memorabilia. The Willcox Cowboy Hall of Fame features portraits of area old-time cowboys who worked in the ranch industry.
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The Willcox Playa is a large endorheic dry lake or sink adjacent to Willcox, Arizona in Cochise County, in the southeast corner of the state. It is part of the Sonoran Desert ecoregion and is the remnant of a Pleistocene era pluvial Lake Cochise. Portions of the dry lake bed have been used as a bombing range by the US military. It was designated a National Natural Landmark in 1966 for its fossil pollen captured underground.
The Dos Cabezas Mountains are a mountain range in southeasternmost Arizona, United States. The 11,700 acres Dos Cabezas Mountains Wilderness lies 20 miles east of Willcox and 7 miles south of Bowie in Cochise County. The mountain range's name means Two Heads in Spanish, for the twin granite peaks, Dos Cabezas Peaks, that sit atop the range.
The Dos Cabezas Mountains Wilderness in Arizona is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. In 1990, the Dos Cabezas Mountains Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System established by the Wilderness Act of 1964. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. There is a diverse terrain of steep mountain slopes, granite outcroppings and vegetated canyon floors.
A museum and research facility dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of Native American cultures and their histories. Its facilities are located near the village of Dragoon in Cochise County, Arizona, about 65 miles east of Tucson in Texas Canyon. It contains one of the finest collections of archaeological and ethnological artifacts in the country as well as a sizable research library.
Dragoon Springs is an historic site in what is now Cochise County, Arizona. Dragoon Springs Stage Station was the second of the two stone fortified stations constructed in Arizona and was the last going west on the 2,700 mile trail from Tipton, Missouri, to San Francisco, California. A six-year mail contract, No. 12,578, was awarded to John Butterfield to start on September 1858 and end on September 15, 1864.
Apache Pass is a historic mountain pass in the U.S. state of Arizona between the Dos Cabezas Mountains and Chiricahua Mountains at an elevation of 5,110 feet. It is approximately 20 miles east-southeast of Willcox, Arizona, in Cochise County.
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Cochise County is a county in the southeastern corner of the U.S. state of Arizona. Here are great outdoor opportunities for hiking, rock climbing, camping, picnicking, & bird watching. This County also has great opportunities for peaceful relaxation, particularly at the many Inns, B&B's, & guest ranches. Whether it's adventure or tranquility you seek, you can easily find it here.