Clare Schnaufer, now 85, lived in the Manning House for 18 years and was married there in 1948.
After years of repair and restoration work, a unique cultural and historic park in Pima County is nearly ready to open.
Tours of the Canoa Ranch in Green Valley last year showed people preservation efforts on the county-owned property. Now the county seeks volunteers to help conduct public tours beginning in mid-February.
Steve Mongeon tees off on the 13th hole at the San Ignacio Golf Course in Green Valley. San Ignacio Golf Club and Canoa Hills are now one entity, with the courses being renamed in the process. Some holes have also been renumbered.
Two Green Valley golf courses, San Ignacio Golf Club and Canoa Hills, have reopened as one under new management of a group including Tucson restaurateur Bob McMahon.
Plans to build a first-ever hospital in the Green Valley area received the go-ahead from Pima County's Planning and Zoning Commission on Wednesday, in spite of protests from some neighbors who say the project will spoil their view and hurt property values.
Canoa Ranch tour guide Wendy Burroughs, center, talks about the property. Folks on Friday toured the buildings on the ranch, which Pima County is preserving and developing as a visitor center and historic site.
Visitors tour the 4,800-acre Canoa Ranch, which Pima County purchased in 2001. About $19 million is needed to develop the property, which has hosted Native Americans, then Spaniards, Mexicans and Americans.
There are no hoof prints in the dirt between the walls of the cattle run anymore. There haven't been any cowboys here in decades. What there is, is history.
It will be years before the historic Canoa Ranch property owned by Pima County is open to the public for regular visits.