The 2023 Arizona Historical Society Wrapped is out now!🎉 Take a look at some AHS highlights throughout this year. Thank YOU for all of your support through the years. We can’t wait to see what 2024 holds for us.
This year, the National Competition for National History Day (NHD) was held in Washington D.C. for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Over 40 of our Arizona students qualified to attend the exciting event. Arizona students were able to meet other students from all 50 states, U.S. territories, and international schools across the […]
To help celebrate Arizona’s 111st birthday a postcard making contest was created for 3rd graders. Lessons and activities were developed to support teachers’ needs to meet 3rd grade state standards on Arizona history. Over 2,000 students participated, 700 postcard art pieces were scored for creativity, accuracy in art and social studies, and 6 postcards […]
Stuck at home? Looking for things to do? Let creativity be your guide this season with the Smithsonian’s new “Winter at Home” learning guide for elementary and middle-school students. The “Winter at Home” Guide includes 40 pages of educational activities, puzzles, and games for kids and families in English and Spanish. Discover your culinary creativity, […]
During these historic times, Arizona students are making history by sharing the past… one project at a time. The Arizona Historical Society (AHS) congratulates the 58 Arizona students who competed against thousands of students all over the world at the National History Day® (NHD) Virtual Contest June 14-20, 2020. Middle school (junior division) and high […]
Cinco de Mayo is the annual commemoration of the victory of Mexican troops over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. While the Battle of Puebla was a significant battle in the Mexican resistance to French colonization, it is not Mexican Independence Day, which is September 16. Cinco de Mayo is more […]
Experience Arizona History like never before. Journey into Arizona’s rich and vibrant past with online resources, highlights from the collections, and additional digital content. Connect with us on social media and explore resources for you, your family, and students. History is happening every day, and now, more than ever, is vital to our lives. Visit […]