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

The Schwertner House, 1880

 
 
The Schwertner House, 1880 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 3, 2010
1. The Schwertner House, 1880 Marker
Inscription. Built by Delso Smith as an Army Officer reception center during the Indian wars. Bought by Mr. Schwertner in 1893 and donated to the local Historic Society in 1980.

It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. (Marker Number 1.)
 
Location. 32° 15.207′ N, 109° 49.878′ W. Marker is in Willcox, Arizona, in Cochise County. Marker is on East Stewart Street south of North Haskell Avenue (Arizona Route 186), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 124 East Stewart Street, Willcox AZ 85643, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rex Allen Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Palace Saloon and Pool Hall, 1905 (about 500 feet away); Willcox Commercial Hotel, 1916 (about 500 feet away); Headquarters Saloon (about 500 feet away); The Toggery, 1925 (about 500 feet away); Railroad Avenue (about 500 feet away); The Southern Pacific Railroad Depot, 1880 (about 800 feet away); The Willcox Women's Community Center (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Willcox.
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsWars, US Indian
 
The Schwertner House, 1880 image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 3, 2010
2. The Schwertner House, 1880
The Schwertner House, 1880 image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 3, 2010
3. The Schwertner House, 1880
 
 
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