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Fort Douglas Military Museum

. Description:  Most remaining buildings date to 1875.  The first troops arrived in 1862. Originally in adobe.  Only the post commander's quarters remain from that era, later building are mostly red sandstone buildings.  The buildings are mostly in a "heritage commons" at the core of the old fort.  Various organizations such as the University of Utah and US Army Reserve control many of the buildings, many of which are not open to the public..  The Fort Douglas Military Museum controls 3 buildings, one of which is the main museum.
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Address:
32 Conner Street
Fort Douglas, UT 84113

Parent Organization:
Utah National Guard

Contacts
Phone 801 581-1251
URL(s)
Fort Douglas Military Museum Association
   www.fortdouglas.org/
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 Museum 12-5 12-5 12-5 12-5 12-4
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As of MAR 2008  Free    Free    
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What kind of visit you can have:  Mostly visit the museum and stroll the grounds.  Except for the museum, most of the buildings are off limits to the public, but the grounds remain largely intact, including the Parade Ground
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Period 1846-Present Type of Site Military
Buildings:  Built 1875-1880 of native sandstone
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801 575-1112
Sugarhouse Village 1339 E 2100 S
Salt Lake City UT 84105
801 486-9976
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801 466-0600
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Salt Lake City UT 84108
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Salt Lake City UT 84111
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Chase Suite Hotel by Woodfin 765 E 400 S
Salt Lake City UT 84102
801 532-5511
Homestead Village 1220 E 2100 S
Salt Lake City UT 84106
801 474-0771
Silverlake Inn 1938 Garfield Avenue
Salt Lake City UT 84108
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Regis Hotel 253 South State Street
Salt Lake City UT 84111
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Stratford Hotel 169 E 200 S
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