Fort Apache Historic Park, Fort Apache

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Fort Apache Historic Park (Tł’óghagai in Apache) is a tribal historic park of the White Mountain Apache, located at the former site of Fort Apache in the Fort Apache Indian Reservation. The park interprets the rich and troubled history of relations between the Apache and other Native American tribes at the fort, which was converted into a Bureau of Indian Affairs boarding school after its military use ended. The park, which covers 288 acres (117 ha) of the former fort and school, as well as a nearby military cemetery, form the National Historic Landmark Fort Apache and Theodore Roosevelt School historic district.
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  • This is an interesting place telling not only the history of the settlement of this area by Europeans but also the history of those dusplaced. It is good that it is now being used to educate...  more »
  • Having grown up on Western movies and TV serials in the 1950's and 1960's, visiting legendary Fort Apache was a must. It may not be everyone's cup of tea, but it was mine. The drive from Phoenix on...  more »
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  • For a National Historic Site it is being used by the White Mountain Apache Tribe for offices, private residences and a school. There is much potential for it's historical significance but it's not being realized. Thought it would be akin to Fort Laramie in Wyoming. Not even close. The site doesn't depict much Native American history, nor does it reflect the settling of the west. It could be a great learning opportunity for all cultures, but instead is just another group of buildings that don't tell a story at all.
  • Raining so we did not get out of our truck. Looks like a awesome place.

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