Fort Apache in Navajo County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Commanding Officers' Quarters (104)
Built in 1892 of fire resistant stone, this building was the fifth Commanding Officer's Quarters at the post. As the highest status residence, the C.O. Quarters hosted many visiting dignitaries and distinguished guests. Among these visitors was President Theodore Roosevelt who visited the region at least four times between 1911 and 1917.
Erected by Fort Apache Historic Park and the White Mountain Apache Tribe.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Forts or Castles. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #26 Theodore Roosevelt
Location. 33° 47.487′ N, 109° 59.365′ W. Marker is in Fort Apache, Arizona, in Navajo County. Marker is on General Crook Street, on the left 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. Parade Ground (a few steps from this marker); B.I.A. Club House (105) (within shouting distance of this marker); Officer's Quarters (106) (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain's Quarters (102 and 103) (within shouting distance of this marker); Officers' Quarters (107, 108, 109) (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Girls' Dormitory (120) (about 400 feet away); T.R. School Cafeteria (119) (about 400 feet away); First Commanding Officer's Quarters (101) (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 left as you enter the park.
Also see . . .
1. Commanding Officers' Quarters, Circa 1893. The Fort Apache Walking Tour description of the Commanding Officers' Quarters, Building 104. (Submitted on October 10, 2010.)
2. Fort Apache History. The White Mountain Apache Tripe tells the history of the area including photos. (Submitted on October 10, 2010.)
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 646 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 10, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. 4. submitted on October 10, 2010. 5. submitted on October 10, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.