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From Sanatoriums to Sun City

Presented by Arizona Historical Society at The Pioneer Museum, Flagstaff AZ

Mar 10 2021
From Sanatoriums to Sun City

The founding of Sun City, Arizona in 1960 created the ideal of “active retirement living”. Join historian Paul V. Dutton for a presentation and Q&A about the underlying forces and events that made Sun City possible.

The founding of Sun City, Arizona in 1960 created the ideal of “active retirement living” and popularized age-restricted retirement communities. Its planning innovations have been replicated thousands of times in dozens of countries around the world. Sun City represents a pivotal moment in the transformation of how we define health, aging, and death. Why did the sun-city phenomenon originate in Arizona? Who were the first people to live there? And how did the residents of Sun City get along

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ADMISSION INFO

Free admission! Donations appreciated.

Free tickets here:

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Contact: 928-774-6272

Email: confirmation@azhs.gov

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Mar 10, 2021 at 06:00 pm - 07:00 pm (Wed)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

The Pioneer Museum

2340 North Fort Valley Road, Flagstaff, AZ 86001

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