Telephones at the Turn-of-the-Century
Along with a select few other homes in 1895, Rosson House had a telephone when it was first built. Find out which Rosson House resident's phone number was 8803, and about the history of the telephone, by reading our blog.
We can thank trains and the middle class for making vacations popular. Learn more about the history of taking a holiday on our blog.
People are often surprised to hear that Rosson House had electric lighting when it was built in 1895. Find out more on our blog.
Nothing goes together like the holidays and toys. Read more about Victorian Era toys on our blog.
Find out about the history of afternoon tea, including which family served tea in the turret of the Rosson House, by reading our blog.
Lions and Monkeys and Squirrels, Oh My!
Victorians loved their pets just as much as we do. Find out more on our blog.
Votes for Women
The state of Arizona enfranchised women eight years before we did as a nation, with a few exceptions.