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Nov 14, 2012 - Kentucky Camp Drive

We took a drive from the Green Valley area (I-19) over the Santa Rita range to the Sonoita area (and Kentucky Camp). The Camp is in a mining area (placer mines) It was abandoned in 1912 after the mysterious death of the mining engineer. For the next 50 years it was a working ranch until 1989 when the Coronado National Forest Service took over the property. It's listed on the National Register of Historic Places. There is an active group working towards restoration of the property, which now includes a Bed and Breakfast..

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Nov 12, 2011 - Cowboy Symposium

RVing friends arranged for our stay in Sonoita for our visit to the Cowboy Symposium. The event was terrific. I think it always held on the 2nd weekend in November. Sonoita is a very small community SE of Tucson. We heard some really great cowboy music (and some not so great). There were cowboy poets, which are always fun. One of the musicians played an 18-string guitar and he could make that thing talk. The country around Sonoita is full of wineries and we visited a couple of those on Saturday. On Saturday evening, we were invited to the...

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Apr 19, 2010 - 1st Weekend with the RV

Our first weekend with the monster. Could not fit at all in most parks. All the State Parks were full, and the campsites were all full. After finding a spot to park for the night, everything was fine. However, on the way out of the canyon, tore a small rip in the roofing on a overhanging tree on the roadway. Learn as you go....

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