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Where the Founding Families Rest

Journey into the past!

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Adult Ages 13+
Child Ages 5-12

A Journey into The Past!

Journey into the past to discover the history of how the Verde Valley was settled and developed by visiting those whose final home is at the Cottonwood Cemetery. The special lives of those who will be remembered encompass numerous generations and cultures in this unique time-capsule tour.

Location: The Cottonwood Cemetery

The Cottonwood Cemetery is a time-capsule where you explore the history of the Verde Valley by visiting these monuments. The oldest pioneer family plots are those who had traveled with the caravan that emigrated from Missouri in 1875, led by Parson Bristow.