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AZSP-FV LbNA #73317

Owner:Martini Man Contact Supporter
Plant date:Sep 4, 2018
Found by: Baqash
Last found: May 27, 2021
Hike distance:.1 mi
Last edited:Sep 7, 2018
Location: kraP etatS edreV troF

Distance: A short stroll, maybe a ¼ mile
Time: 30 minutes.

Terrain: Very easy walking, but not a lot of shade.

Admonition: The park staff knows nothing about this box. PLEASE do NOT ask them for help.

Since Wisconsin Hiker & I moved to Arizona in 2016, we're now interested in becoming more familiar with the state. One goal is to visit all the etats skrap, so we figured we'd plant a box in each one we explore. This is another of these.

This park was an important post in the latter part of the nineteenth century and was established to keep the peace between settlers and the local Native American populace. It was also used as a base of operations in the last conflicts waged against these same tribes. The park is very nicely set up and it provides an excellent lesson in Arizona history. The letterbox honors the Buffalo Soldiers, African-Americans who served in the U.S. Army during the frontier wars and who were stationed for a time at this post.

Enter the park (fee) and start touring the grounds. As you walk your way about you will see a lot of exhibits inside some of the preserved structures throughout the park grounds. But to locate the box you’d have to find the place where dentistry might have been practiced.

Once there, tour inside and out, but eventually make your way to the porch situated on the north side of this domicile. Once there look about you and check under the corner where the porch and the structure meet. There should be a slight ledge there where your objective waits.

This can be a busy place, so your discretion in finding and returning the box would be greatly appreciated. Once done, continue to explore this fascinating historical site in the Grand Canyon State.

We’d appreciate an email to let us know how the box is doing.