ARIZONA POINTS of INTEREST
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Hubbell Trading Post National Historic SiteFeel the old wooden floor give slightly and squeak beneath your feet as you enter the oldest, continuously operating trading post on the Navajo Nation. You will experience history first hand at Hubbell Trading Post.
John Lorenzo Hubbell purchased a trading post here in 1878, ten years after Navajos returned to their homeland from their terrible exile at Bosque Redondo, Ft. Sumner, New Mexico.
Hubbell family members operated this trading post until it was sold to the National Park Service in 1965. The trading post store is still active. Now operated by Western National Parks Association, a non-profit co-operating Association they carry-on the trading business the Hubbell family established.
Hubbell Trading Post is located 173 miles west of Aztec.
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Hubbell Trading Post Web Site
Wikipedia History of Hubbell Trading Post