U.S. Cavalry Troop B (Memorial) Fort Huachuca practice drills at Fort Lowell Park during La Reunion, February 1999 Photo: Ward F. Davidson, Jr.
La Reunion El Fuerte
This program is centered around a self-guided
walking tour of 19 historic sites and homes of El Fuerte village in
the Fort Lowell Historic District. Tour booklets are available to
guide visitors through the turn-of-the century Hispanic
neighborhood, which includes prehistoric HoHoKam ruins. The event
also serves as a reunion of former El Fuerte residents. Sponsored
by the Fort Lowell Museum and the Old Fort Lowell Neighborhood
Association, the program includes a Mariachi Mass at the San Pedro
Chapel, a social hour, and a military parade revue and band music
from the 4th Cavalry of Fort Huachuca.
The project is documented with a six-page report,
thirteen 8 x 10 color photographs, a booklet,
The People of Fort Lowell, a video entitled "South of the Rillito, West of
the Pantano," a booklet,
La Reunión Historic Sites, a
chronology of events of the Old Fort Lowell neighborhood, and
Originally submitted by: Jim Kolbe, Representative (5th District).
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