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Fort Apache in Navajo County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Non-Commissioned Officers' Quarters (110 & 111)

 
 
Non-Commissioned Officers' Quarters Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, September 25, 2010
1. Non-Commissioned Officers' Quarters Marker
Inscription.  Constructed in 1888 in the architectural style of Fort Apache's Officers' Row, these residences housed junior officers or non-commissioned officers and their families.

Like other quarters on the east end of Officers' Row, these residences were refurbished by the Bureau of Indian Affairs in the 1930's to house school staff.
 
Erected by Fort Apache Historical Park and the White Mountain Apache Tribe.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationForts and Castles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1888.
 
Location. 33° 47.514′ N, 109° 59.225′ 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. Adjutant's Office (117) (within shouting distance of this marker); T.R. School Teachers' Quarters (112) (within shouting distance of this marker); Officers' Quarters (107, 108, 109)
Non-Commissioned Officers' Quarters and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, September 25, 2010
2. Non-Commissioned Officers' Quarters and Marker
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Barracks (115) (about 400 feet away); Boys' Dormitory (116) (about 400 feet away); Commissary Storehouse (113) (about 500 feet away); Officer's Quarters (106) (about 500 feet away); Old Guard House (115A) (about 600 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 Historic Park. Fort Apache Heritage Foundation website homepage (Submitted on February 16, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. Non-Commissioned Officers' Quarters, Circa 1900. The Fort Apache Walking Tour description of the Non-Commissioned Officer's Quarters, Building 110. (Submitted on October 11, 2010.) 

3. Non-Commissioned Officers' Quarters, Circa 1930. The Fort Apache Walking Tour description of the Non-Commissioned Officer's Quarters, Building 111 (Submitted on October 11, 2010.) 

4. Fort Apache History. The White Mountain Apache Tribe tells the history of the area including photos. (Submitted on October 11, 2010.) 
 
Photo Displayed on Marker image. Click for full size.
3. Photo Displayed on Marker
Officers' Quarters and Administration Building, A.T. (Arizona Territory). Visible on left in front of the Adjutant's Office is the tennis court popular with officers' wives.

Arizona Historical Society #42689
View west on General Crook Street , Fort Apache image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, September 25, 2010
4. View west on General Crook Street , Fort Apache
Adjutants' Office is on the left and Non-Commissioned Officers' Quarters are on the right.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 10, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 734 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 10, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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May. 20, 2022