Building:36

Mule Stable


  • Building 36
  • Historic Use: Mule Stable
  • Proposed Use: Commercial
  • Built:1899
  • Square ft: 7,629


Description

 

Historic Description

Built in first period of Fort Hancock construction, the Mule Barn is a good example of late 19th C. military stable. Design & construction materials illustrate US Army’s effort to create cohesive appearance at fort. The building is a reminder of the importance of horsepower at the end of 19th C.

Physical Description

2 story rectabgular bldg located on Kearney Rd. Two 1 story shed attachments on E and N facade. Gable roof w/ 3 dormers. Chimney attached to north facade of north shed. Round arches on wooden doors and DH windows. Windows have wooden sashes and stone sills. Built to accomodate 30 horse stables.

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