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La Posada, Harvey Girls and Hotels
February 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Author Dr. Diane Holloway Cheney, author of “Winslow’s La Posada Hotel,” presents “La Posada, Harvey Girls and Hotels” at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 in the R. H. Johnson Social Hall- East (19803 North R. H. Johnson Blvd., next to Fry’s Food). Doors will open at 9:30 a.m. All are welcome and tickets are not required.
The La Posada Hotel, in Winslow, Arizona, is considered the masterpiece of Mary Elizabeth Jane Coulter, the Fred Harvey Company’s famous female architect. The Harvey Hotels and Restaurants, staffed by the famous Harvey Girls, were integral to the development of railroad travel in the Western United States.