Scottsdale Historical Society
January 8, 2021
Scottsdale and the surrounding Phoenix Valley has a rich history that is open to exploration during your stay. The Scottsdale Historical Society has taken up the mantle of preserving this history and giving you the opportunity to take a look at what makes the area so special. You can visit the Scottsdale Historical Museum to see preserved items from Scottsdale’s past as well as take part in exciting programs and services only the museum can provide. Take a look at what is waiting for you when you visit the Scottsdale Historical Society:
Museum and Exhibits
You can find the Scottsdale Historical Museum now located inside the Little Red School House. This local museum features a two-room building that showcases the rich history behind Scottsdale. Each room is preserved to look the way individuals experienced Scottsdale back during its founding. This starts with the children, as Scottsdale had many youngsters to educate at the time. Take a look into the past with the preserved classroom that shows how students and teachers experienced class back in 1910. Authentic desks and classroom decorations are perfectly preserved, letting you get a look into the past. The second exhibit and room inside the Little Red School House is the Scott Family Residence. This exhibit features artifacts collected from Helen and Winfield Scott, the founders of Scottsdale. The different exhibit items will reflect how they lived while establishing Scottsdale back in the late 1800s. This also includes another area of the exhibits where you can see how individuals in this time set up their kitchen. Classic rustic furniture and wood stove ovens were a staple for individuals during this time period. The Scottsdale Historical Society has collected these items to create entertaining exhibits for your pleasure.
Finding the Little Red School House
You can visit the Scottsdale Historical Museum located at the Little Red School House during your next visit to Scottsdale. The museum is located at 7333 East Scottsdale Mall. The museum is typically open in the month of September from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM and October through May from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. On Sundays during these months you can find the museum open noon to 4:00 PM. Please make sure to review any potential museum closures due to COVID-19 restrictions before your visit.
Experience the History of Scottsdale
As you can see, Scottsdale has a rich history that you may not know about. Come experience it for yourself during your stay with Parsons Villas! Contact us!