#17: Armory Park

222 S 5th Ave Tucson

The Turquoise Trail/#17: Armory Park
Presidio San Agustin del Tucson Museum
Written By Presidio San Agustin del Tucson Museum

During and immediately after the Civil War this was the camp where soldiers were temporarily housed. In 1873, the camp was moved out of town to its current location on Craycroft Road because the civilian neighbors considered the soldiers' behavior excessively rowdy. The camp was then renamed Fort Lowell. Four monuments are located in Armory Park honoring those who fought in the Spanish-American War, WWI, WWII, and with the Mormon Battalion in 1846.

The Presidio Museum offers guided walking tours of the Turquoise Trail.

The Turquoise Trail

#17: Armory Park

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