Arizona Historical Advisory Commission Award Letter

On August 11, 2011


Cmdr. Fred Marable, Buffalo Soldiers of the Arizona Territory, Mesa, AZ


"It is a pleasure to inform you that your project, "Proclamation: Buffalo Soldiers Day, Buffalo Soldiers of the Arizona Territory" has been designated an official Arizona Centennial Legacy Project by the Arizona Historical Advisory Commission (AHAC), pursuant to the rights and responsibilities assigned to that commission by the Arizona Legislature."


"Your project was selected after the Arizona Historical Advisory Commission's review your application, particularly with a view to you adherence to the stated criteria:  Arizona Centennial Legacy Project must 1) accurately portray a significant aspect of Arizona history; 2) be accessible to large numbers of visitors/users; 3) demonstrate collaboration in the planning; 4) produce an enduring product that will live on after 2012; 5) include an educational component; and 6) include a plan for implementation.  Only those projects and events that have been reviewed and that have received Arizona Historical Advisory Commission's official designation are eligible to enjoy the benefits listed below:


Official designation as a Legacy Project entitles to you:


* display the Arizona Centennial logo on your project publicity


*identify your project with an appropriate phase, such as:


"An Arizona Centennial Legacy Project"


"An Official Arizona Centennial Legacy Project"


"A Legacy Project to mark Arizona's Centennial"


"An officially recognized Legacy Project of the Arizona Historical Advisory Commission"

Files coming soon.

AZ Historical Advisory Pictures and AZ 100 Years Grand Book

August 11, 2011 Awarded: The AZ Historical Advisory Commission AZ Statehood Day, Feb. 14, 2012

On August 11, 2011, Certificate: Proclamation "Buffalo Soldiers Day" Buffalo Soldiers of the Arizona

On August 11, 2011, Certificate: Proclamation "Buffalo Soldiers Day" Buffalo Soldiers of the Arizona

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The Arizona Historical Advisory Commission would like to inform you that your project, Proclamation "Buffalo Soldiers" Buffalo Soldiers of the Arizona Territory has been designated an Official Arizona Centennial Legacy Project by the Arizona Historical Advisory Commission (AHAC), pursuant to the rights and responsibilities assigned to the commission by the Arizona Legislature.  Your project was selected after the AHAC's review of your application "accurately portray a significant aspect of Arizona History".

On August 11, 2011, Certificate: Proclamation "Buffalo Soldiers Day" Buffalo Soldiers of the Arizona

On August 11, 2011, Certificate: Proclamation "Buffalo Soldiers Day" Buffalo Soldiers of the Arizona

On August 11, 2011, Certificate: Proclamation "Buffalo Soldiers Day" Buffalo Soldiers of the Arizona

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Commander Fred Marable and Deputy Commander Michelle London-Marable's pictured.

AWARDED: PROCLAMATION "Buffalo Soldiers Day", June 19, 2012

On August 11, 2011, Certificate: Proclamation "Buffalo Soldiers Day" Buffalo Soldiers of the Arizona

OFFICIAL BOOK OF THE ARIZONA CENTENNIAL -ARIZONA HISTORICAL ADVISORY COMMISSION LEGACY PROJECT, 2012

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ARIZONA HISTORICAL ADVISORY COMMISSION CENTENNIAL AWARD: PROCLAMATION: "Buffalo Soldiers Day" Buffalo Soldiers of the Arizona Territory has received designation as an Arizona 2012 Centennial Legacy Project this 11th day of August 2011.

OFFICIAL BOOK OF THE ARIZONA CENTENNIAL -ARIZONA HISTORICAL ADVISORY COMMISSION LEGACY PROJECT, 2012

OFFICIAL BOOK OF THE ARIZONA CENTENNIAL -ARIZONA HISTORICAL ADVISORY COMMISSION LEGACY PROJECT, 2012

OFFICIAL BOOK OF THE ARIZONA CENTENNIAL -ARIZONA HISTORICAL ADVISORY COMMISSION LEGACY PROJECT, 2012

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On Pages 64 and 65, Commander Fred Marable and Deputy Commander Michelle London-Marable, founders of the Official Arizona Centennial Legacy Buffalo Soldiers of the Arizona Territory - Ladies and Gentlemen of the Regiment, Mesa, AZ narrative. 

ARIZONA 100 YEARS GRAND BOOK - 1936 African -American History Page 64

OFFICIAL BOOK OF THE ARIZONA CENTENNIAL -ARIZONA HISTORICAL ADVISORY COMMISSION LEGACY PROJECT, 2012

ARIZONA 100 YEARS GRAND BOOK - 1936 African -American History Page 64

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"In the 21st century, few have worked as hard to share Arizona's black history as Fred Marable and his wife, Michelle London-Marable, founders of the Buffalo Soldiers of the Arizona Territory, Mesa."

ARIZONA 100 YEARS GRAND BOOK PAGE 65

OFFICIAL BOOK OF THE ARIZONA CENTENNIAL -ARIZONA HISTORICAL ADVISORY COMMISSION LEGACY PROJECT, 2012

ARIZONA 100 YEARS GRAND BOOK - 1936 African -American History Page 64

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On May 16, 2009,  The Southern Arizona Veteran's Memorial Cemetery Foundation in Sierra Vista, Arizona. The  Historical Soldier's Relocation Project,  The Buffalo Soldiers of the Arizona Territory carried the remains of the only Unknown Buffalo Soldier casket to final resting place in Sierra Vista, Arizona.