Grand Canyon National Park in Coconino County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Constructed in 1905
Designed as living quarters for Hopi artisans and as a place to sell Hopi crafts and souvenirs, this building represents the efforts of the Fred Harvey Company to revive Southwest Indian arts and crafts. Designed by Mary Jane Colter, the building was modeled after part of the Hopi village at Third Mesa, in Oraibi. It retains much of its original appearance.
Location. 36° 3.48′ N, 112° 8.213′ W. Marker is in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, in Coconino County. Touch for map. Marker is on the wall of Hopi House, off Village Loop Drive in Grand Canyon Village. Marker is in this post office area: Grand Canyon AZ 86023, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Hopi House (a few steps from this marker); El Tovar Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Verkamp's Curios (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Santa Fe Depot (about 400 feet away); Grand Canyon Depot (about 500 feet away); CCC Legacy (about 700 feet away); Trans-Canyon Telephone Line (about 700 feet away); Bright Angel Lodge (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grand Canyon National Park.
Also see . . . Hopi House National Register Nomination. (Submitted on January 6, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce • Native Americans •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 26, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 6, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 767 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on January 6, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 2. submitted on January 5, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 3. submitted on July 16, 2016, by Michael Quinn of Grand Canyon, Arizona.