Fort Apache in Navajo County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Adjutant's Office (117)
Rehabilitated in 2001, it continues to serve Fort Apache and surrounding communities as the U.S. Post Office.
Erected by Fort Apache Historical Park, White Mountain Apache Tribe.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Postal Mail and Philately series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1876.
Location. 33° 47.503′ N, 109° 59.269′ 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 mapTouch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Officers' Quarters (107, 108, 109) (a few steps from this marker); Non-Commissioned Officers' Quarters (110 & 111) (within shouting distance of this marker); Officer's Quarters (106) (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Boys' Dormitory (116) (about 400 feet away); B.I.A. Club House (105) (about 400 feet away); Barracks (115) (about 400 feet away); Theodore Roosevelt School (118) (about 500 feet away); T.R. School Teachers' Quarters (112) (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. Fort Apache Heritage Foundation website homepage (Submitted on March 18, 2011.)
2. Adjutant's Office, Circa 1876. The Fort Apache Walking Tour description of the Adjutant's Office, Building 117. (Submitted on October 11, 2010.)
3. Fort Apache History. The White Mountain Apache Tribe tells the history of the area including photos. (Submitted on October 11, 2010.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 10, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 913 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 10, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. 5, 6. submitted on October 12, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.