Apache Junction Founders Day Committee meets May 2 to plan 2022 events

The Apache Junction Founders Day Committee will meet 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 2, at the Apache Junction Public Library, 1177 N Idaho Road. All are invited to meet and discuss the year-long events planned for 2022 to mark the centennial of the founding of Apache Junction. “Apache Junction was founded by George Cleveland Curtis 100 […]

Founders Day: Apache Junction volunteers needed to plan 100-year jubilee

Volunteers are needed for a committee planning Founders Day events throughout 2022 honoring the 100-year anniversary of the naming of Apache Junction. George Cleveland Curtis on Aug. 21, 1922, started a business at Apache Trail and the Globe-Phoenix Highway, and came up with Apache Junction. The area was previously known as Youngsberg Junction, named after […]