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Fort Bowie

Fort Bowie

(nr Bowie AZ) Fort Bowie was built in Apache Pass between the Chiricahua and Dos Cabezas Mountains near a natural spring. The site was originally occupied by the Butterfield Overland Stage Station, and the Apaches worked with the settlers peacefully. Until a cocky Army lieutenant falsely accused Chocise and his band of a crime. The […]

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Indian Bread Rocks

(Bowie AZ) Indian Bread Rocks laid at the edge of the Dos Cabezas Mountains and Wilderness. Large boulders next to the camp provided for the name. A picnic area and pit toilet were at the base of a big inclined rock strewn formation, just begging to be scaled. Did I venture? No. Instead, I hiked […]

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Gadsden Hotel

Gadsden Hotel

(Douglas AZ) The historic Gadsden Hotel was originally opened in 1907, burned down and then rebuilt in 1929. Over the years, the hotel gained fame, and has appeared in several movies. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976. The impressive lobby included tall marble columns and an Italian marble staircase […]

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