Cochise Origins

The story of the American West enchants visitors. And Cochise County has played a central part in the West’s compelling story. To help you experience it, we’ve produced Cochise Origins. The program describes five of the West’s most important themes.

Cochise Origins introduces the history of Cochise County in five themes. It will give you an overview of these events and themes that shaped Arizona.

Watch the video by clicking on the large Video Header above or read about Cochise Origins by clicking on the links below for more information on how Cochise County shaped Arizona’s past and present.

Native Americans and Apaches
Mexican and Hispanic Influence

Old West and Ranching
Military History 
Geology and Mining

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