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14154 Denny Blvd.

Litchfield Park, AZ  85340

623-537-7500

800 N. Dysart 

Goodyear, AZ  85338

623-932-3511

www.sstireaz.com

300 E. Wigwam Blvd.

Litchfield Park, AZ  85340

www.wigwamresort.com

 

Curtis, Goodwin, Sullivan, Udall and Schwab, P.L.C.

Attorneys at Law

 

Woody Scoutten

 

 

Donate a Vehicle Program

The LPHS is partnering with CARS™ in a vehicle donation program.  Get rid or an unwanted vehicle and help keep the wheels turning at our Museum.  More Info:>

 

Wallly and Edith Denny and the Goodyear Blimp "Mayflower."Wallly and Edith Denny and the Goodyear Blimp "Mayflower."

Now Showing

Two new exhibits have opened in our Museum.    

         Lighter Than Air... Balloons, Blimps, and Dirigibles        

        Goodyear Aircraft... Arming for War  

Come and see these fascinating exhibits today!

Read more in the Fall 2015 Newsletter >> 

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Litchfield Park City HallLitchfield Park City Hall

A Brief History of Litchfield Park

Litchfield Park, Arizona, is a small residential community in Maricopa County, only 2 miles north of I-10 and 16 miles west of central Phoenix - and is the historic center of the Southwest Valley. It is a unique suburban community boasting a wholesome, casual atmosphere with beautiful homes, mature landscaping, charming sidewalk cafes, the celebrated Wigwam Golf Resort, award-winning schools and friendly neighbors.   Read more >

Museum Exhibit News

Former Blimp Pilots, Jim Kaufman and Bob Helfrich recently visited the Museum's current exhibit, Lighter Than Air...Balloons, Blimps and Dirigibles.  Bob joined Goodyear Aircraft as an engineer in 1950 and was responsible for the design of the bow stiffening.  Jim was piloting a Goodyear air ship over Yankee Stadium in 1956 and had a "birds eye" view of Don Larsen's perfect World Series game.  Blimp pilots, Jim Kaufman and Bob Helfrich view museum exhibits.Blimp pilots, Jim Kaufman and Bob Helfrich view museum exhibits.

 

Welcome to the new website of the Litchfield Park Historical Society and Museum.  Please explore the site and learn about the museum and the history of Litchfield Park, Arizona.  

  


“I am proud of the good work accomplished by the Litchfield Park Historical Society.

                                               Judson Souers


 

 

Aunt Mary's house
LPHS 2008.2.Aunt Mary's house LPHS 2008.2.

LPHS Museum housed in historic 'Aunt Mary's House'

Paul W. Litchfield brought Goodyear Tire and Rubber to the area in 1917 to grow long staple cotton and built his winter home, Rancho La Loma.   One of the five houses on the estate is the home of the Litchfield Park Historical Society and Museum.  Read more about the house known by Paul Litchfield's children and grandchildren as 'Aunt Mary's House'.   Read more >>