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.”
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 >
Visit the Museum Current Exhibits including....
Jeff Alderman's World of Miniatures
Come and view this exciting exhibit of over 30 models on display in our main gallery, including the 1940's Miniature of Rancho La Loma, the historic Paul W. Litchfield estate. Read about all our exhibits >>
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 >>
"One of the west valley’s best places to learn local history is the Litchfield Park Historical Society and Museum." Karen Krause