Old Headquarters

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Old Headquarters
Old HQ Walnut Canyon NM NPS1.jpg
Old Headquarters is located in Arizona
Old Headquarters
Old Headquarters is located in the US
Old Headquarters
Nearest city Flagstaff, Arizona
Coordinates 35°10′30″N 111°31′2″W / 35.17500°N 111.51722°W / 35.17500; -111.51722Coordinates: 35°10′30″N 111°31′2″W / 35.17500°N 111.51722°W / 35.17500; -111.51722
Area 3.6 acres (1.5 ha)
Built 1904
NRHP reference # 75000220[1]
Added to NRHP March 31, 1975

The Old Headquarters at Walnut Canyon National Monument was built in 1904 served as the park's first headquarters when it was established in 1915. The log cabin is one of the oldest remaining log cabins in northern Arizona. It served as the living quarters for the park's early custodians. The cabin measures 45 ft (14 m) by 15 ft (4.6 m) overall, including an addition at the east end. The roof overhang of the addition has been cut back to allow an alligator cypress to grow close to the building. The interior is divided into four rooms.[2]

The Old Headquarters was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on March 31, 1975.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Holland, F. Ross (April 1972). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory - Nomination Form: Old Headquarters (B-13)" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 24 July 2012.