Who We Are

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.

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Legacy Day 2015

On May 13th Elgin School 6th and 7th grade students and their teachers arrived at the Empire Ranch to learn about Arizona’s rich ranching heritage.

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Adobe Haybarn Stabilization

The primary phase of stabilizing the historic Adobe Haybarn structure is complete!

 

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Your Membership Counts

Your membership supports the preservation of the Empire Ranch. We look at our past with pride, and at our future with ambition. Join or renew today!

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A Classic Movie for a Classic Cause

The 5th annual Western Movies at The Loft on August 12th features the 1976 acclaimed movie The Shootist.

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Who We Are

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.

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Legacy Day 2015

On May 13th Elgin School 6th and 7th 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, biscuit making and horse care. Their hearty lunch of brisket, tortillas and beans was accompanied by the music of Janice Deardorff. Click here to view photos of Continue Reading »

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AHB 4-10-15-01

Adobe Haybarn Stabilization

The primary phase of stabilizing the historic Adobe Haybarn structure is complete!  In early April, Statistical Research Inc. completed their contract work and removed interior scaffolding and bracing from the structure. The exterior security fence has also been removed.  Read a full description of the project in the May 2015  newsletter. For a cumulative summary of preservation projects underway Continue Reading »

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Your Membership Counts

Your membership supports the preservation of the Empire Ranch. We look at our past with pride, and at our future with ambition. Join today!

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A Classic Movie for a Classic Cause

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.

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