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Mon, July 06

Days Past: Ku Klux Klan presence in Prescott was short-lived

Sharlot Hall Museum/Courtesy photo<br>In May of 1926, the Klan’s funeral procession for Joseph Drew attracted substantial public attention. It was Prescott’s first Klan funeral. Shown here on Gurley Street in front of the courthouse, the procession began at the Ruffner Funeral Chapel downtown, ending at the Mountain View Cemetery on Miller Valley Road.

Sharlot Hall Museum/Courtesy photo<br>In May of 1926, the Klan’s funeral procession for Joseph Drew attracted substantial public attention. It was Prescott’s first Klan funeral. Shown here on Gurley Street in front of the courthouse, the procession began at the Ruffner Funeral Chapel downtown, ending at the Mountain View Cemetery on Miller Valley Road.

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