About suncitiesmuseum

MISSION STATEMENT The Sun Cities Area Historical Society is dedicated to the preservation and presentation of the records and artifacts for Sun City, Arizona, the world’s first Active Retirement Community and its sister city Sun City West. Through documentation and display in the first model home, public programs and published written materials, the Society seeks to interpret for future generation the unique context of urban design interaction with volunteerism to maintain these progressive cities.

The Webb Spinner

2021-06-17T11:06:55-07:00June 27th, 2016|

In December 1946, Del E. Webb introduced the first edition of Del Webb’s Trade Talk with the following: Greetings and Salutations are Extended by the Boss. There could be no better time than during [...]

Greenway Shopping Center

2021-05-07T13:42:55-07:00October 24th, 2020|

Lucky's Supermarket ~ one of the original tenants. A view with Walgreens on the left and Lucky's to the right. Greenway Shopping Center As the Del Webb Development Company expanded Sun City during the [...]

Hiway House

2021-05-07T13:45:53-07:00October 7th, 2020|

The original Hiway House Restaurant on the southeast corner of 107 th and Grand avenues as it appeared in the 1960s. The buildings that once were the Hiway House Restaurant and Hotel were torn [...]

As a visitor to our website, we’d like to offer you an opportunity to become a Museum Member. Membership is vital to the ongoing operation of the museum and we hope you will consider joining others thru Membership.

Another way to support the museum is with the purchase of a PAVER to represent your Family, Pet, Club, Organization, Business, etc.

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