Commissary Storehouse (113)

Commissary Storehouse (113) (HMOLH)

Location: Fort Apache, AZ 85926 Navajo County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 47.472', W 109° 59.15'

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Built in 1889 to replace a smaller adobe structure, the Commissary Storehouse served as the Fort's food storage and distribution point until its closure in 1922. A solid building, the storehouse includes a stone cellar that extends three-fourth of the length of the building.

Originally planned as a stone structure, less expensive adobe was used after a wooden quartermaster's storehouse burned in 1888 and had to be economically replaced at the same time the Commissary Storehouse was constructed. The plaster adobe walls and corrugated metal roof aided in fire prevention at this very fire-prone post.
Placed ByFort Apache Historil Park and the White Mountain Apache Tribe
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Date Added Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 12:33pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 593886 N 3739467
Decimal Degrees33.79120000, -109.98583333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 47.472', W 109° 59.15'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 47' 28.32" N, 109° 59' 9.00" W
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Area Code(s)928
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 24 Kinney Rd, Fort Apache AZ 85926, US
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