Phoenix in Maricopa County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
United States Indian Vocational Training School
This fountain and building erected 1922
Charles H. Burke
Commissioner of Indian Affairs.
"The purpose of this school is to introduce Indian youth to the opportunities and responsibilities of civilization and to acquaint his Causasian brother with the sterling qualities of the Native American"
Erected by U.S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Location. 33° 29.849′ N, 112° 4.179′ W. Marker is in Phoenix, Arizona, in Maricopa County. Marker is on North 3rd Street near East Indian School Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 East Indian School Road, Phoenix AZ 85012, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In Memory of the Students of this School who Enlisted in the Army and Navy during the World War (here, next to this marker); Tribute to Navajo Code Talkers (approx. 1.2 miles away); F.Q. Story Addition Saint Mary's Basilica (approx. 3.2 miles away); Father Edouard Gerard (approx. 3.2 miles away); Hotel San Carlos (approx. 3.3 miles away); Rosson House (approx. 3.3 miles away); The Carriage House (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Phoenix.
Also see . . .
1. Archaeology of the Phoenix Indian School. A publication of the Archaeological Institute of America (Submitted on February 7, 2010.)
2. The Arizona State University Library Bibliography of Boarding School-Related Materials. (Submitted on February 7, 2010.)
3. Wiki, Steele Indian School Park. Most details are related to the complicated business transactions allowing this site to remain and be preserved. (Submitted on February 7, 2010.)
1. Great Information!
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— Submitted July 9, 2014, by Michael Fischer of Denver, Colorado.
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