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Sierra Vista in Cochise County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

USO Club / NCO Annex / Army Service Club

Landmark Restaurant

 
 
USO Club / NCO Annex / Army Service Club Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, February 19, 2010
1. USO Club / NCO Annex / Army Service Club Marker
Inscription.
400 W. Fry Blvd.
Built in 1942

Originally constructed as a USO Club on land purchased by the U.S. Government from Mrs. Margaret Carmichael for the sum of $1.00, this facility served military personnel during World War II. It was closed during periods when Fort Huachuca was deactivated but reopened in 1954 to serve again as an NCO Annex and an Army Service Club. The building was purchased by Tony Shaieb and Roger Barnett in 1975 and was subsequently remodeled and reopened as the Landmark Restaurant, which was a popular Sierra Vista supper club. The Landmark Restaurant itself was destroyed by fire in 1981, and Mr. Shaieb replaced the restaurant in 1985 with what is currently known as the Landmark Plaza.
 
Erected by Sierra Vista West Rotary Club and Sierra Vista Historical Society.
 
Location. 31° 33.242′ N, 110° 18.244′ W. Marker is in Sierra Vista, Arizona, in Cochise County. Marker is on West Fry Boulevard, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 West Fry Boulevard, Sierra Vista AZ 85635, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Carmichael House/Sierra Vista Realty (approx. mile away);
USO Club / NCO Annex / Army Service Club Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, February 19, 2010
2. USO Club / NCO Annex / Army Service Club Marker
Carmichael General Store/U.S. Post Office (approx. mile away); La Casita Restaurant (approx. 0.6 miles away); Carmichael Elementary School (approx. 0.7 miles away); Arizona Confederate Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); "Unknown Soldiers" (approx. 0.9 miles away); Union Soldiers Buried in Historic Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away); POW/MIA Monument (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sierra Vista.
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsWar, World II
 
Close Up of Photo Displayed on Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner
3. Close Up of Photo Displayed on Marker
Photo Courtesy of the Fort Huachuca Museum.
Landmark Restaurant image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, February 19, 2010
4. Landmark Restaurant
 
 
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