“The Kinds of Things He Believed, He Tried to Live…”

“The Kinds of Things He Believed, He Tried to Live…”

Tucson, Ariz. – Longtime Tucsonans remember the area as Prison Camp. From 1939 to 1973, it was the Catalina Federal Prison Camp. The inmates who built the Catalina Highway were the original occupants. Conscientious objectors were also housed there during WW II....
A Roman Colony in the Sonoran Desert?

A Roman Colony in the Sonoran Desert?

Tucson, Ariz. – A collection of cast-lead crosses and swords found near Tucson has led to a controversy now nearly a century old: Did Romans establish a colony in the area around C.E. 800? Some are convinced the crosses are proof. Others say it’s a hoax....
Re-enacting the Civil War in the Southwest

Re-enacting the Civil War in the Southwest

Picacho Pass, Ariz. – On April 15, 1862, two small groups of Union and Confederate soldiers fought a battle in central Arizona. The engagement left several Union troops dead, including the detachment’s commanding officer, and wounded several men on each...
Remembering the Serling Brothers

Remembering the Serling Brothers

Mark Duggan was asked by the BBC in 2009 to interview Robert Serling, who lived in Tucson. The occasion was the 50th anniversary of the first Twilight Zone episode. Robert shared many memories of his brother Rod, and also talked about his own successful career as a...

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