The Old Fort

The Old Fort (HMOAX)

Location: Holbrook, AZ 86025 Navajo County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 57.364', W 110° 19.275'

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A group of colonists called by Brigham Young, under the leadership of William C. Allen settled here March 24, 1876. They erected a fort of cottonwood logs and mud on this site. It was first known as Allen's Camp. In 1878 the name was changed to St. Joseph, in honor of Joseph Smith the Mormon Prophet. The people occupied the fort for several years during which time they lived the United Order. In 1923 the name of the town was changed to Joseph City. It is the oldest Mormon community in Arizona.
Navajo County
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series
Marker Number173
Year Placed1952
Placed ByDaughters of Utah Pioneers
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 5:32am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 561970 N 3868381
Decimal Degrees34.95606667, -110.32125000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 57.364', W 110° 19.275'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 57' 21.84" N, 110° 19' 16.50" W
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Area Code(s)928
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4684 Main St, Holbrook AZ 86025, US
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