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The original Forest Ranger Station, circa 1908. A second station replaced this one later, at the same location, and today is part of the Rim Country Museum complex.

Stories this photo appears in:

The Story of Payson, Arizona

Chapter 17: National Forests Established

In 1905 an event took place that profoundly affected the life of settlers in Payson and the surrounding Rim Country: President Theodore Roosevelt created the U.S. Forest Service.


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