Where Is This?

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July 2017 Contest

Where is this?

Writing on the Wall

By Noah Austin | Photo by Jeff Kida

If you can read the plaque on this Northern Arizona building, this month’s Where Is This? isn’t going to be much of a challenge. If you don’t have superhuman eyesight, we’ll tell you that the building dates to the 1870s and is named after one of its managers. And it’s part of a complex that owes its existence to the water source located there.

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To enter, correctly identify the location pictured at left and email your answer to [email protected] — type “Where Is This?” in the subject line. Entries can also be sent to 2039 W. Lewis Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85009 (write “Where Is This?” on the envelope). Please include your name, address and phone number. One winner will be chosen in a random drawing of qualified entries. Entries must be postmarked by July 15, 2016. Only the winner will be notified. The correct answer will be posted in our September 2017 issue and online beginning August 15, 2016.

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May 2017 Answer & Winner

Saguaro National Park. Congratulations to our winner, Alice McCreary of Cherry Hill, New Jersey.

Where is this?

A Place in the Sun

By Noah Austin | Photo by Archie Tucker

This spiral is one of dozens of petroglyphs at a site in Arizona’s Sonoran Desert. It’s been federally protected since the 1960s, but the petroglyphs have been there for hundreds of years. If you visit, make plenty of photos, but don’t touch — oils from your hands can damage the rock art.