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    I was out in the Dragoons this weekend. According to Nell Murbarger GHOSTS OF THE ADOBE WALLS (1964), Fourr's Fort is roofless and has stone walls. I used a book Brian10x gave me that has rough directions and believe that I have found it: Just east of the Fourr Ranch in Fourr's Canyon. There's not much to it. I really don't think there ever was. It was just built to protect his family from Apache attacks. It's a part of the Coronado National Forest these days. We don't have to worry about the teenagers with a case of beer and someone's truck. It's a long and hard hike with no trail. The Fourr Ranch on the north has a locked gate and the Dragoon Cattle Company on the south has one as well. The Playstation crowd will never find it.




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    I did go into the eastern part of Fourr Canyon. I found a dandy of a mine that I will keep nameless. It still looks like it's full of goodies and I don't want to give the scavengers a green light.




    It might need some plumbing done before anyone else moves into it.
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    A housekeeper might be in order too.
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    Possibly a CPA too! Have to be in the black to keep that claim on Federal land!

    A bit was broken up, but nothing devasting yet.

    Am not sure if it was vandals or perhaps drunken miners. Courtland did have a big jail for a small population.
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    Obviously, the landscaper and maintainance man were the first to be let go.
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    I really don't believe that they ever had a kitchen staff.
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