The Empire Ranch Foundation (ERF) is a non-profit volunteer organization that was established in 1997.
Acting in cooperation with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the purpose of the Foundation is to protect, restore and sustain the Empire Ranch historical buildings and landscape as an outstanding western heritage and education center.
On May 4th Elgin School 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students and their teachers arrived at the Empire Ranch to learn about Arizona’s rich ranching heritage. This year’s instructional sessions included horsehair braiding, roping, adobe repair, range management, and horse care. A hearty lunch of brisket, tortillas and beans was served. Click here to view photos of Legacy Day activities. Published 5/11/2016
Are you interested in learning more about the Empire Ranch and sharing your knowledge with visitors to the Empire Ranch? Then join us for the next Empire Ranch Foundation Docent Training Class on Saturday, July 9, 2016, from 9 am to 2:30 pm. Volunteer docents conduct monthly tours of the Empire Ranch House that provide Continue Reading »
Tickets are on sale now for the Thursday, Aug. 15 showing of the 1957 classic Western, “3:10 to Yuma,” starring Glenn Ford and Van Heflin.