Did You Know?
Who were the first people to live and farm in the area?
How was the desert transformed for agricultural success?
How did Sossaman, Power, Hawes or Ellsworth Roads get their names?
How did the communities benefit from the German POWs?
Who was the Old Man of the Mountain?

Find the answers to these questions and more at the San Tan Historical Society Museum, located on the southeast corner of Queen Creek and Ellsworth Roads in Queen Creek, Arizona.

A library with over 700 Arizona history books and magazines is available for members and visitors to browse for pleasure or research. We especially encourage our youth to take advantage of these resources for school projects and assignments.

Prehistoric artifact displays, which provide a variety of pottery from the southwest, have been updated with archeological reference.

Our documented collection of San Tan Shadows share some of our rich stories and photographs. Stop by the museum to view our full collection.

Take a few minutes to observe the displays, interview the volunteers, and browse through the historic photos.