News Release

Hubbell Trading Post Fall Auction

Date: August 11, 2017

Our Native American Art Auctions have become the biggest fund raising events for THE FRIENDS OF HUBBELL NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE INC. and they enable us to, in part, support our scholarship program, support the park in its endeavors, and to fund other special events. The main purpose of each auction is to provide economic assistance to the artists and community. In the many years that the Friends group has run the auction, we have returned over $2,000,000 to the local communities through the artists who consign items into the auction.

The FoH Native American Art Auctions are held in May and September. We spend the week before the auction accepting items from Native American artists including Navajo, Hopi, and other Puebloan tribes. Generally we have 400+ items that are sold. The auction has been called the best kept secret in Arizona but we still attract bidders from both coasts and all over the Southwest because of the exceptional value and authenticity of the auction items.

Our next auction for Hubbell Trading Post is scheduled for:

October 7, 2017
Gallup Community Services Building
410 Bataan Veterans St.
Gallup, NM

Preview is from 9:00 AM-11:00 AM and the auction will start at 12:00 noon and go until all items are offered to the bidders.

Remember that the Navajo Reservation observes daylight saving time.

Many types of Native American art are entered into the auction:
  • Hopi katsina dolls
  • carvings
  • fetishes
  • Navajo & Hopi baskets
  • Navajo rugs
  • jewelry
  • concho belts
  • sash belts
  • paintings
  • cradle boards
  • and many more
Native American food vendors will have available many traditional foods musuem lobby and grounds will be occupied with many local traders and Native American vendors offering all types of art and crafts.

Call Friends of Hubbell at 602-370-2875 or visit their web site:

News Release

Hubbell Trading Post NHS Increases Tour Fee Rate

Date: December 8, 2016
Contact: Ailema Benally 928.755.3475

Park Superintendent Lloyd Masayumptewa announces the new tour fee rate for touring the Hubbell Home. The new rate will be $5.00 per person for adults ages 16 and older. Younger children ages 15 and younger are not charged a fee. The fee money will be used to support administrative costs of the fee program. The Hubbell Home features original furnishings, J.L. Hubbell's basket collection, photos and framed art and Navajo weavings throughout the home. Tours of the Hubbell Home are offered daily, generally on the hour.

The park is a day-use only site that includes daily trading post operations. Currently, the park entrance gate is open from 8:00AM to 5:00PM winter hours. There is no fee to enter the park.

Hubbell Trading Post was established as a National Historic Site in 1965 and sold to the National Park Service in 1967 by the Hubbell family. Visitors are encouraged to visit the historic buildings and grounds at their leisure and to learn more by joining a tour of the Hubbell Home for some insight into the history of this authentic original trading post, ranch and homestead.

Last updated: August 11, 2017

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Mailing Address:

Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site
P.O. Box 150

Ganado, AZ 86505-0150


(928) 755-3475

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