Hubbell Trading Post - Western National Parks Association

Hubbell Trading Post

National Historic Site


Affectionately known as Hubbell’s, the Western National Parks Association-operated mercantile is the oldest continuously operating trading post in the American Southwest. It remains a thriving place that has served Ganado, selling goods and American Indian art, since 1878.

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J.L. Hubbell established the Hubbell Trading Post in northeastern Arizona as a center of commerce for the Navajo people in the late 1870s. It was declared an historic landmark in 1960. WNPA continues to this day the trading operations that the Hubbell family began all those years ago.

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