Sierra Vista in Cochise County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
Location. 31° 33.028′ N, 110° 21.894′ W. Marker is in Sierra Vista, Arizona, in Cochise County. Marker is at the intersection of Grierson Avenue and Boyd Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Grierson Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Huachuca AZ 85613, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Apache Scout Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Buffalo Soldier Legacy Plaza (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ice Hall (approx. 1.3 miles away); Counter Intelligence Corp Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Alvarado Hall (approx. 1.4 miles away); RC – 12G Crazyhorse (approx. 1.7 miles away); U. S. Army Mohawk (OV -1D) (approx. 1.7 miles away); Carmichael General Store/U.S. Post Office (approx. 3½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sierra Vista.
Regarding Fort Huachuca. Fort Huachuca was designated as a National Historic Landmark on May 11, 1976:
Statement of Significance:
Founded in 1877, this cavalry outpost
Also see . . .
1. Fort Huachuca Article on Wikipedia. (Submitted on March 6, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.)
2. The History of Fort Huachuca. From the website of Fort Huachuca, U.S. Army. (Submitted on March 8, 2010.)
Categories. • Forts, Castles • Military • Notable Places •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 6, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,212 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 6, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. 4. submitted on March 8, 2010. 5. submitted on March 8, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.