Fort Apache in Navajo County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Reduced somewhat by the construction of the girls' dormitory, the Parade Ground continued this latter service as it became the athletic field for the Theodore Roosevelt School.
Erected by Fort Apache Historic Park and the White Mountain Apache Tribe.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Forts or Castles • Native Americans • Wars, US Indian.
Location. 33° 47.477′ N, 109° 59.364′ W. Marker is in Fort Apache, Arizona, in Navajo County. Marker is on General Crook Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located at the Fort Apache Historic Park, 0.7 miles east of AZ-73 on Fort Apache Road.Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Apache AZ 85926, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Commanding Officers' Quarters (104) (a few steps from this marker); B.I.A. Club House (105) (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain's Quarters (102 and 103) (within shouting distance of this marker); Officer's Quarters (106) (within shouting distance of this marker); Girls' Dormitory (120) (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); T.R. School Cafeteria (119) (about 400 feet away); Officers' Quarters (107, 108, 109) (about 500 feet away); Theodore Roosevelt School (118) (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Apache.
More about this marker. All visitors to Fort Apache Historic Park must first register and pay admission at Culture Center, just to the left as you enter the park.
Also see . . .
1. Fort Apache History. The White Mountain Apache Tripe gives the history of the area including photos. (Submitted on October 10, 2010.)
2. Fort Apache. The Fort Apache Heritage Foundation Inc. history page. (Submitted on March 18, 2011.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 10, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 857 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 10, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. 5. submitted on October 12, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.