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Fort Huachuca

Fort Huachuca, Arizona
County of Cochise.
c/o Commander, U.S. Army Garrison, ATTN: ATZS-ISB USAK &FH
National Register Number: 74000443
Resource type: District.
Property type: Defense - military facility. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Congressional District: AZ-5 Certified Local Government: NO
This NHL offers public access.
Please contact the NHL directly for visitor information.
Current use/information: Active military base; there is a museum..

Statement of Significance (as of designation - May 11, 1976):
Founded in 1877, this cavalry outpost played a prominent role in subduing the last significant Indian group ranging free of reservation restraints: The Chiracahua Apache led by Geronimo. Fort Huachuca also served as headquarters for the Army's four all-Black regiments. The fort survives today as an active military installation.

The Army is maintaining the view shed and historic fabric of the NHL. The NHL is in good condition

Army family housing to be privatized under Residential Communities Initiative in 2009

Recommendation/Change since last report:

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