Pueblo Grande Museum docent training

October 2014
Navajo Times;10/2/2014, Vol. 53 Issue 40, pC-5
The article offers information on the docent or tour guide training to be held at the Pueblo Grande Museum in Phoenix, Arizona on October 20-24, 2014.


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