Come discover historical Jerome on this 1hr walking tour as we visit key landmarks and trace the blueprint of Jerome’s history from tent city to booming mine town. Family friendly tour.
Exploding with rich history Jerome tells a story that helped shape the modern world. The United Verde Copper Company was the largest producer of copper in the world at its peak production during the World Wars, making Jerome instrumental in the development of the country’s lighting and warfare. The United Verde Copper Company was owned by the copper king William A. Clark a powerful, influential, ruthless 19th century American robber baron. At the time of his death, in 1925, he had acquired a net worth of 150 million dollars, the equivalent of 2.2 billion today. His peers would include JP Morgan and John D Rockefeller.