"All About Roses" by Henry Conklin
Presented by the Litchfield Park Historical Society
The Conklin Rose Company, located on North Sarival Road, is a contract grower that ships direct to plant nurseries throughout the United States. Henry and his sons run one of four local rose-growing operations which account for 18 million of the 40 million roses grown nationwide.
If you have every wondered about growing roses, Henry Conklin has all the answers!
Where: La Loma Village - 14154 Denny Blvd. - Litchfield Park
When: Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.
Free Admission: Join us and bring a friend.
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 >
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.”
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