Cavalry Stables and Pet Cemetery

One of five stables buildings
Cavalry barracks
Cavalry Barracks on the hill behind the stables.

National Park Service, GGNRA

Built in 1914, the five brick cavalry stables could each house 102 horses--enough for a cavalry company. A paddock stood between the stables and the cavalry barracks on the hill to the rear; a blacksmith shop was located in front. After the cavalry left the stables they were adapted to other uses including a K-9 Corps facility and a veterinary hospital; the Pet Cemetery was started near the veterinary hospital. Today, one stable houses U.S. Park Police horses.

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