Yuma’s oldest gem: the Quartermaster’s House

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History buffs venturing to Yuma, Arizona, shouldn’t miss the Yuma Quartermaster Depot State Historic Park. Within the park lies the crown jewel – the Quartermaster’s House, Yuma’s undisputed oldest residence. Built in 1859, this adobe structure served as the official quarters for the military post’s supply officer. Standing strong for over 160 years, the Quartermaster’s House offers a glimpse into mid-19th-century military life.

Today, the house and its accompanying kitchen are part of the park’s exhibits, transporting visitors back in time. So, step into the past and explore Yuma’s rich history as a crucial distributor of supplies to frontier army posts.

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