Wednesday, November 12, 2008

The wild, wild west

Hubby and I took a little drive to Prescott a while ago to basically get out of the HEAT.

Prescott (pronounced Preskit) is a charming town with a lot of history. I hope you enjoy the little tour.

Whiskey Row. Wyatt Earp, Doc Holiday and the boys, were frequent visitors.
There are quite a few old saloons.
The local Masonic Temple
Another shot of Whiskey row.
A walkway in the downtown area. I just love the trees, all that shade!

Lots of traffic. Phoenicians trying to get out of the heat-hehe.
Love the benches and this gazebo in the front yard.

Maybe someday......

Courthouse Square. I think it is great that the center of town has its own gazebo.
This is the main hub. It is hard to believe that soon the grass will be covered with snow.
Time goes by wayyyy too fast.


Attic Clutter said...

Prescott..oh how fun.. what a neat place ..a place I would love to plant my home in (:)
It's pouring and windy here today I love that I can stay inside if I want to on a day like this ~~

thanks for the sweet words about my kitty , Carter, my sis's pretty place etc(:) so nice of you to say..
hugs, Patty

Theresa @ Take A Sentimental Journey said...

Hi BArb , mu hubby would love that town. He loves anything old and western. He should have been a cowboy.

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

Oh Barb! Prescott is lovely! If I had to move to n\AZ think I'd love to live there, as year round heat is not my! I love the wild west history of that town too!
Great photos --thanks!
Hugs, Pat

Judy said...

What a terrific drive. Thank you for taking us with you. I loved the old buildings. And I want that house.

Charm and Grace said...

What a beautiful town and seemingly beautifully preserved piece of Americana. Thanks for sharing the great pictures!


Alexandra MacVean said...

This was fun!! The old salons....and the cute gazebos. And I really liked the big blue house! :)

Lotsa love and hugs being sent your way!

Nana Trish is Living the Dream said...

What a neat looking place! That one shot looks just like the town in It's a Wonderful Life when Jimmy Stewart was running down the street. What great houses! I know you must have had lots of fun.

Creations by Marie Antoinette and Edie Marie said...

Hi Barb,I'm doing better,now that the meds don't make me so sick The pain in my bladder is better,Thank you so much for your well wishes .You are such a wonderful lady.I'm truly blessed to know you.
Aren't these small towns so neat to look at ,with all their old shops and saloons and the old houses.I've always loved old houses.These pictures are really great.You always have interesting things to look at.I'm so happy you stoped by.Hugs and kisses Marie Antionette

Unknown said...

Thanks for the tour! I feel like I've been there now! :)

Rebecca Ramsey said...

I sure enjoyed the trip! Thanks for taking us along!

CIELO said...

Where in the "West" is Prescott??? It looks a lot like our own town... :)

pd: your blog is looking great! :)



Alexandra MacVean said...

Hi Barb...thinking of you and continuing to send lotsa love and prayers your way.

Barbara said...

An interesting walk. Thanks.

I had not realised that the fires had started up in Ca. again.

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