Historic Preservation in Sedona


Hart Store
Hart Store - 1930s (at Ranger & Brewer Roads)

City of Sedona Historic Preservation Program
The City has a Historic Preservation Program and Historic Preservation Commission, as established by Article 15 of the Land Development Code.  For more information about the program, go to the Historic Preservation page, which links to information about Sedona Historic Landmarks.

Sedona Historical Society
The Sedona Historical Society is a non-profit organization whose purpose includes promoting historic preservation in the Greater Sedona community. The Society plays a very important role in displaying and interpreting local history for the benefit of citizens and area visitors. Its mission is to collect, restore, preserve and display artifacts, histories, maps, structures and other memorabilia relating to the history of the Sedona/Oak Creek area so that they might be preserved for future generations.

The Society organized in 1982. It began meeting informally with programs of old-timers relating local history. In the early 1990s they initiated the first survey of historic properties both in Sedona and in nearby areas. They then pursued the possibility of a Museum and when the City of Sedona purchased the Jordan farmstead, they worked cooperatively to develop the site. The park is now called the Jordan Historical Park. The Society opened the Sedona Heritage Museum in the Jordan farmstead historic landmark structures and now operates the museum 7 days/week. It offers educational programs to local schools and within the community.

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