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Sign up by Saturday, July 30, for Western History Symposium dinner

The Western History Symposium’s evening program at the Hotel St. Michael is titled “Arizona’s Famous Army Belle,” the story of Carrie Wilkins and her l

The Western History Symposium’s evening program at the Hotel St. Michael is titled “Arizona’s Famous Army Belle,” the story of Carrie Wilkins and her l

PRESCOTT - The registration deadline is approaching for those who want dinner at the annual Western History Symposium's evening presentation Aug. 6.

Historians, educators and authors will present six free programs about the Old West and the Arizona Territory during the eighth annual symposium in Prescott.

The evening program at the Hotel St. Michael is titled "Arizona's Famous Army Belle," the story of Carrie Wilkins and her lovelorn suitors at the local Fort Whipple in the 1870s.

Those who want dinner at the evening presentation need to send a $23 check by Saturday, July 30, to The Westerners, P.O. Box 11086, Prescott, AZ 86304.

The Prescott Corral of the Westerners is presenting the symposium in conjunction with the Sharlot Hall Museum, where the daytime presentations will take place.

Daytime talks are "Arizona in Spanish Colonial Times," "Cora Slaughter - Arizona Ranch Woman," "Military Expeditions to the Arizona Gold Fields," "Batter Up - Arizona Women's Softball," and "C.G.W. French, Chief Justice, A.T."

For more information call 445-3122.