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21st Annual Western History Symposium

August 3 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

August 3, 2024
9:30 – 3:30 P.M.
21st Annual Western History Symposium

Join us for a captivating journey through Western history at the Phippen Museum’s 21st Annual Western History Symposium. This exciting event features five dynamic and informative presentations by leading authors, historians, and academics, each delving into a unique aspect of Western history. Enjoy hourly presentations from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM, with a one-hour lunch break. Each session offers a deep dive into fascinating Western history topics. As part of the symposium, attendees can explore the Phippen Museum’s exhibits and displays at no cost. Discover the rich heritage and artistry of the American West. Support a local scout troop by purchasing lunch, available on the museum’s picturesque veranda. Enjoy a meal while taking in the beautiful surroundings.

  • 9:30 AM: “The Founding Fathers of Prescott” – Kelly Cordes
  • 10:30 AM: “From Cucumbers to Leavensworth: Things you may not know about Sedona Schnebly” –  Lisa Schnebly Heidinger
  • 11:30 AM: Lunch Break
  • 12:30 PM: “Arizona State Parks” – Roger Naylor
  • 1:30 PM: “Southwest Train Roberries” – Doug Hocking
  • 2:30 PM: “Led Astray: Downfall of a Territorial Attorney” – Tom Collins

Whether you attend one presentation or stay for the entire day, the Western History Symposium promises to be an enlightening experience for history enthusiasts of all ages. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from renowned experts and immerse yourself in the stories that shaped the American West.

For additional information, please visit www.PrescottCorral.org. We look forward to welcoming you to the Phippen Museum for a day of historical exploration and discovery.

Contact Information:

  • Phone: (928)778-1385



August 3
9:30 am - 3:30 pm


Phippen Museum
4701 HWY 89 North
Prescott, 86301 United States
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