History of Almaden Air Force Station Atop Mount Umunhum

Mount-Umunhum-4Learn about the history of the fascinating Almaden Air Force Station Atop Mount Umunhum. See actual key artifacts from the site, and enjoy a slide show of amazing historic photos of the radar station when it was in operation during the Cold War between 1958 and 1980.

Presented by Basim Jaber, Historian & Archivist and founder of the USAF 682nd Radar Squadron Veterans Association.

The event is at Casa Grande & Quicksilver Mining Museum on April 20, 2013, 1-3pm. Register online. The event will be held a second time at Casa Grande & Quicksilver Mining Museum on June 23, 2013, 1-3pm. Register online.

Check out Mount Umunhum radar tower will stay standing.