Jim Turner earned his master's degree in U.S. history from the University of Arizona in 1999.  He retired as Arizona Historical Society Historian in 2009, to write Arizona: A Celebration of the Grand Canyon State.  He is currently an author and editor for Rio Nuevo Publishers.  Jim also wrote The Mighty Colorado River from the Glaciers to the Gulf  in 2015; and Crater Lake and Beyond: Land of Fire and Ice in 2016.  Jim teaches Arizona history for Roads Scholars; is a presenter for the Arizona Humanities at libraries and museums statewide; and gives regular presentations at several senior retirement communities in Tucson and Phoenix.  We welcome Jim to the West Coast of Arizona along the banks of the Colorado River in Parker, AZ. 

The mission of the Society is to collect, preserve, interpret, and present the culturally diverse history and human experience unique to Parker and the surrounding area.


Parker Area Historical Society  PARKER, ARIZONA

Bridging Generations: Yesterday - Today - Tomorrow

The museum hours are 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.

      Friday and Saturday  OR by appointment

                 928/667-4645      928/669-2556


              Arizona Stories:



                                & Communities       by: Jim Turner    

Date: Sunday, January 28, 2018   Time: 3 P.M.  

Location: 1115 - 12th Street Parker, AZ

         This program is being

        made  possible in part by:


Date: Sun., January 28, 2018 

Time: 2:15 P.M.


Parker Senior & Community Center

1115 - 12th Street

                  Parker, AZ