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Near Huachuca City in Cochise County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Fort Huachuca

(1877)

 
 
Fort Huachuca Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, February 19, 2010
1. Fort Huachuca Marker
Inscription.  
Situated on the southern route to the Pacific Ocean, it brought law and order to the Arizona Territory, protecting settlers, miners, travelers and immigrants. Its troops won the surrender of Geronimo. Generals Pershing and Wood served here.

As the Army's electronic proving ground Huachuca alone of all our military posts remains on active status.
 
Erected 1957 by The Arizona Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesMilitarySettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the National Historic Landmarks series lists.
 
Location. 31° 37.085′ N, 110° 20.145′ W. Marker is near Huachuca City, Arizona, in Cochise County. Marker is on Arizona Route 90 at milepost 314, on the right when traveling south. Marker is at the north gate to Fort Huachuca. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Huachuca City AZ 85616, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles
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of this marker, measured as the crow flies. U. S. Army Mohawk (OV -1D) (approx. 3.9 miles away); RC – 12G Crazyhorse (approx. 3.9 miles away); Alvarado Hall (approx. 4 miles away); Counter Intelligence Corp Memorial (approx. 4 miles away); Ice Hall (approx. 4.1 miles away); Carmichael Elementary School (approx. 4.4 miles away); Carmichael House/Sierra Vista Realty (approx. 4.6 miles away); Buffalo Soldier Legacy Plaza (approx. 4.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Fort Huachuca. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on May 1, 2024, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Fort Huachuca Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Nuti, November 20, 2010
2. Fort Huachuca Marker
Fort Huachuca Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Nuti, November 20, 2010
3. Fort Huachuca Marker
Fort Huachuca Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, February 19, 2010
4. Fort Huachuca Marker
Fort Huachuca Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, February 19, 2010
5. Fort Huachuca Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 1, 2024. It was originally submitted on February 23, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,977 times since then and 73 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on February 23, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   2, 3. submitted on March 20, 2011, by James Nuti of Bisbee, Arizona.   4, 5. submitted on February 23, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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May. 28, 2024