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Winner of the 2015 Arizona Governor's Heritage Preservation Honor Award. Fort Verde is one of the best preserved examples of an Indian Wars period fort in Arizona. This original Military Headquarters is now a museum which contains artifacts, photos...more
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The park staff here really go out of their way to be helpful and informative. There is a lot if information and much to see. They even encourage you to dress up in period clothing and take pictures at no charge. We had a great...More
We visited for the candlelight tour and Victorian Christmas decorations and had an absolutely delightful time. The rangers, docents and volunteers were warm, knowledgeable and friendly. We will be back - a gem of history.
Lovingly preserved history in the original fort buildings of Fort Verde, now Camp Verde. Native American history and documentation of the way it really was in Arizona during the 1800's. One of the better historical museums I have every witnessed.
What really made the visit memorable was the informative and interesting presentation by Park Ranger Host Gary. His presentation skills were very engaging, recreating the period of when the fort was active. He is to be commended for his interpersonal skills when dealing with the...More
We visited Fort Verde State Historic Park during our stay in Sedona. The park volunteers and staff were great and very informative. The site tells the story of life on a western outpost and early settlers. What is there does not tell the whole story...More
The ranger here told us a lot about the history. Being from the east we were looking for a huge stone stockade fence. Not so here. it was very informative to learn about a fort and life here in AZ. The homes are beautifully kept...More
Sheila the park manager made us very welcome. The whole family enjoyed dressing up in outfits from the time and had fun taking some pictures. The kids loved the kid ranger activity and learnt some things in the process. A great stop off as you...More
Though I grew up playing 'Cowboys & Indians', this visit was most informative in filling in lots of interesting facts & providing an actual 'feel' to what it must have been like to live in this area at that time. Exhibits are well done, accurate,...More
This is our second visit to the park. This time we brought friends who we thought would enjoy it. We scope out the location first, and if we like it we offer it to friends. We had a great time and love walking through the...More