Joseph City in Navajo County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
The Old Fort
Erected 1952 by Daughters of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 173.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series list. A significant historical date for this entry is March 24, 1876.
Location. 34° 57.364′ N, 110° 19.275′ W. Marker is in Joseph City, Arizona, in Navajo County. Marker is on Main Street (Business Interstate 40) west of Allen Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Joseph City AZ 86032, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are Jack Rabbit Trading Post, Joseph City, AZ (approx. 6.3 miles away); Wigwam Village #6 (approx. 9.4 miles away); Henry R. Holbrook (approx. 9.8 miles away); Navajo County Courthouse (approx. 10 miles away); Little Colorado River Bridge (approx. 10.1 miles away); Winslow Toreva Highway (approx. 16 miles away).
Also see . . . History of Joseph City. An article by Legends of America giving the history of the settlement and highlighting a local business called The Jackrabbit Trading Post. (Submitted on September 30, 2010.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 29, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,121 times since then and 92 times this year. Last updated on October 1, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 29, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. 4. submitted on November 1, 2020, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.