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Taylor Museum Review

A small local museum with pioneer and Native American exhibits, the Taylor Museum celebrates July 4th by "firing the anvil" at sunrise. At 4 am revelers place an anvil on the ground, a newspaper and gunpowder on top, then another anvil. When the gunpowder is lighted, the anvil flies a few feet into the air with a deafening bang. The rest of the year, the anvil resides at the museum along with the Jennings drum, which was brought to town by early Mormon settlers.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 2 North Main St., Taylor, AZ 85939 | Map It
  • Phone: 928/536–4331 Snowflake-Taylor Chamber of Commerce
  • Cost: Donations accepted
  • Hours: Mon.,Tues., and Thurs.–Sat. 10–2.
  • Location: Snowflake-Taylor
Updated: 03-15-2013

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