Palace Station


Doug Vandergon/Prescott, Arizona Unknown bust6001pg.jpg BU-ST-6001 B&W 1409.6001.0007 bust6001pg Print 3x5 Historic Photographs 1980 Reproduction requires permission. Digital images property of SHM Library & Archives


Interior of station with Sue Vandergon pictured next to stove. The Vandergon Family assumed upkeep of the property in the early 1980s. Doug Vandergon was an employee of the Forest Service during that time. Source: HistoriCorps. Spence's Palace Station: History in the Bradshaw Mountains by Ray Jackson.

Palace Station reportedly dates back to 1874-1875. The station was operated by Alfred B. Spence and his family through about 1910, and the site came into the public domain in the Prescott National Forest in 1963.



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