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Photographic history of Arizona presented at La Posada

AHC Road Scholar and Historian Jim Turner leads a visual tour of Arizona history. From the geological wonders of the Grand Canyon and Petrified Forest, to cutting-edge biotech industries and Native American art galleries, this whirlwind pictoral history tour of … Continue reading

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Winslow Arts Trust displays largest Navajo rug in the world

The Winslow Arts Trust has recently acquired the world’s largest Navajo Rug for display in the Route 66 Art Museum which will be located in the original Santa Fe Railroad train station located next to La Posada Hotel. This rug … Continue reading

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La Posada recommended in AFAR magazine

La Posada Hotel was highlighted along with 5 other railroad inspired hotels in the May/June 2012 edition of AFAR magazine (page 74). The “Stay” section of the magazine recommended 6 train hotels around the world including: The Riffelalp Resort in … Continue reading

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The La Posada gardens in winter

Winter 2012 Gardens Report   The gardens are dark and silent now, especially at night: the depths of winter have settled into the Little Colorado River Valley. Now is the season for the gardens and their gardeners to rest, as … Continue reading

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La Posada Featured in Smithsonian Magazine

La Posada Hotel is featured in the February 2012 edition of Smithsonian Magazine. A full page image of the hotel along with a short interview is included in the story “The Mystique of Route 66″ by David Lamb with photographs … Continue reading

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Open House at the Winslow-Lindbergh Regional Airport 12/10

Winslow Historical Society and Winslow Centennial Committee present Open House at the Winslow-Lindbergh Regional Airport December 10, 2011, in Winslow, Arizona   The Winslow Historical Society and Winslow Centennial Committee continue their year-long series of programs celebrating the history of … Continue reading

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A Late November Tour of La Posada’s Gardens

Late November Report from La Posada’s Organic Gardens   Now that Thanksgiving has come and gone and the winter solstice lies just ahead, it may seem as if La Posada’s gardens are done for the year.  Well, the weather isgetting … Continue reading

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La Posada Wishing Well Installed!

After almost 54 years of being absent from our gardens the Wrought Iron Wishing Well will be restored to La Posada’s South Lawn today (11/21/11)! The original wishing well was at the center of many photographs taken by tourists from … Continue reading

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La Posada rated as one of the Top 200 Hotels in U.S. by Conde Nast Traveler

  After sifting through over 8 million reader’s choice votes, La Posada Hotel was listed as one of the top 200 hotels in the United States by the readers of Conde Nast Traveler Magazine. The results of the survey are … Continue reading

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Harvesting time in the Potager Garden, October Garden Report

Since an unusually severe cold snap in early October, this Autumn at La Posada has been sunny, warm, and virtually windless. In other words, from a gardener’s point-of-view, absolutely beautiful.  As the leaves on the cottonwoods and ash trees turn yellow and fall … Continue reading

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