John Larsen Southard, MA — An Historian, Author, and Speaker Specializing in Arizona History

John Larsen Southard is an award-winning historian who specializes in Arizona history, with an emphasis on the Phoenix metropolitan area. John has worked on contract projects for the Scottsdale Historic Preservation Office, Tempe Historic Preservation Office, Midtown Museum District Neighborhood Association, Flinn Foundation / Arizona Center for Civic Leadership, Papago Salado Association, and private clients in Arizona, California, and Kentucky. He has also spoken on various Arizona history topics throughout the state and presented on Arizona history at numerous conferences.

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