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Pipe Spring Fort, Moccasin, Mohave County, AZ

Pipe Spring Fort, Moccasin, Mohave County, AZ

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Data collected as part of 1971 inventory of Water Supply Systems of the American Southwest
Significance: Pipe Spring as a National Monument owes its existence to important historical factors in connection with the early Mormon pioneers and their struggle with the Indians of Southern Utah and Northern Arizona. Prior to being made a National Monument on May 31, 1923, the buildings at Pipe Spring were neglected and had been subjected to considerable vandalism and were in a poor state of preservation. Subsequent to that time and prior to 1925 Superintendent Pinkley, of the Southwestern National Monuments, and Leonard Heaton, custodian of the Monument, made an extensive search over the surrounding country and were fortunate in locating and redeeming most of the material taken from the buildings. These were returned to the monument and were incorporated in the restoration of the buildings in 1925 and 1929. The restoration was authentic and the buildings today are practically the same as originally constructed.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-9
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N1688
Survey number: HABS AZ-18
Building/structure dates: 1870 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1925 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1929 Subsequent Work
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000186



Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Windsor, Anson P
Mormon Church
National Park Service
Heaton, Leonard
Hamblin, William
Tenney, Amon
Whitmore, James M
McIntire, Robert
Navajo Tribe
Steward, Luella
Place, Roy, district officer
Lovelady, Raymond T, field team
McClung, Rupert P, field team
Works Progress Administration (WPA), sponsor
McClung, Rupert P, delineator
Thomas, Trent, historian
Hyde, A Leicester, historian
Christianson, Justine, transmitter




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