Fort Mc Dowell

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Other Names:  Camp Verde, Camp Mc Dowell

Dates used: 1886 - 1891

Location of Fort:  Fort Mc Dowell, AZ

Use:  Military


N:  33-38.632

W:  111-40.688

Established on  September 7, 1865 to control the Yavapai Indians and a number of Apache Bands.  It was located on the west bank of the Rio Verde about seven miles above the confluence of the Rio Salado.

For more information see:

American Forts Network (internet)

Encyclopedia of Historic Forts

Forts of the West

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