Fort Verde State Historic Park

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Fort Verde State Historic Park

Location:3 miles east of I-17, at 125 E Holloman St in Camp Verde.
Facilities:3 historic house museums, visitor center, picnic areas, restrooms (é).
Activities:Living history programs, self-guided tours.
Special Features:Park is considered the best preserved example of an Indian Wars period fort in Arizona. Fort Verde was the primary base for General George Crook's US Army scouts and soldiers, and visitors today can experience 3 historic house museum -- Commanding Officer's Quarters, Bachelors' Quarters, and Doctor's Quarters on Officer's row -- all furnished in the 1880s period. Interpretive exhibits with period artifacts on military life, Indian Scouts, and Indian Wars history are located in the former Administration uilding.
Address:PO Box 397
Camp Verde, AZ 86322

Size: 11 acres. Elevation: 3,100 feet.

See other parks in Arizona.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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Fort Verde State Historic Park Camp Verde, (928) 567-3275.
Your first landmark as you drive toward Sedona up Interstate 17 from Phoenix is Camp Verde, home to Fort Verde State Historic Park (567-3275).

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