Arizona Sonora Western Heritage Foundation

Arizona Sonora Western Heritage Foundation is a public 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization located at Old Tucson in Tucson Mountain Park. Founded in 2014, we offer engaging educational programs about the people and cultures in the region from 1850-1912. Our programs are offered on-site, in schools, community centers and other locations throughout southern Arizona. We welcome the involvement of cultural and heritage organizations as well as groups and individuals from the arts, dance and music fields.

 

Interested in Being a Docent

Meet Annie Koepf

Annie was a school teacher in California for 24 years and has lived in Arizona for 14 years. She stays busy scoring test for the ETS and Pearson. In her free time she is part of the Green Valley Community Chorus, Tubac Singers, and the Reading Theater. She has been singing and dancing for 2 years. All her love goes to her dog Belli-girl a sweat little pug/chihuahua mix. “I’m looking forward to learning more about Tucson history while dressing up at Old Tucson.”

If you have an interest in being a docent click the ‘Get Involved’ tab at the top of the page and complete the Docent Interest Form. We hope you join us.

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VISION

To be southern Arizona’s premier destination by inspire wonder, discovery, and responsibility for the understanding and appreciation of southern Arizona’s diverse cultures which impacted and influenced life in the Sonoran desert region during the Territorial period.

MISSION

Arizona Sonora Western Heritage Foundation offers authentic, STEAM, educational multi-cultural living history programs and events that encourage understanding through discovery and appreciation of the people of southern Arizona and northern Mexico during the Territorial period of 1850-1912.

Support Our Mission Docent Program Training

Docent Program

Date: June 25-29
Time: 9:30am to 1:30pm (4 hour block each day). Please come early to sign in and be ready for the training that starts at 9:30 sharp

Location:
Old Tucson
201 S. Kinney Rd
Tucson, AZ 85735
• Park in the employee parking lot
• Report to the employee entrance security gate

Bring:
1. Your own lunch (we do have a fridge and microwave). There is nowhere to buy food on or near our location.
2. Bottle of water
3. Good walking shoes for the dirt (no open toe). We will have transportation for those that need it.
4. Reading glasses if needed

After the training, you will be able to sign up for shifts of 4 hour blocks when Old Tucson is open. More detail about the program will be given during the training.

Need to know: Old Tucson will be providing you a costume to wear that you may check out and take home. You will need to provide your own shoes black, comfortable, and period looking but they do not have to be authentic.

We welcome the involvement of both professional and history enthusiasts, anthropologists, educators, students, as well as support from any willing organization.

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Thank You to Our Sponsors

The Arizona Sonora Western Heritage Foundation is thankful for those organizations that stepped up to support us.