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The Piper Estate

Chauncey Leroy Piper homesteaded this area south of the Chapel of the Holy Cross in 1942, one of the last homesteads granted in Sedona. His wife, Della Rae, was from the Smiths of Sedona. This photo is from 1957, and in the panoramic view also shows the famous Chapel. click for panoramic view

More can be learned about Sedona homesteading on the City Website.

Arizona Highways Photo

The house as it appeared in Arizona Highways magazine (page 19) in May, 1984. The issue was called “2000 Years of Architectural Excellence.” Cover pictured below.

Front Cover of Issue Holding the above Photo


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Updated June 10, 2007