The soldiers of Fort Grant played a prominent role in the Apache War of the 1880's. The garrison was withdrawn in 1898, and the fort remained abandoned except for a caretaker by the name of Colonel William F. Stewart in the Artillery Corps. Since 1912, the fort has been occupied by the Arizona State Industrial School, which has modernized many of the original buildings. From Safford, go south on US 66 about 17 miles turn west on State 266 and drive 22 miles to the Arizona State Industrial School.
Arizona Department of Corrections- Early Agency History Fort Grant
Old Camp Grant
Camp Grant Massacre
The history of Fort Grant, by Jerome Stone.
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History of Fort Grant, 1872-1972.
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Vast domain of blood; the story of the Camp Grant massacre.
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