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Geronimo's Grave

Beef Creek Apache Cemetery, Lawton/Fort Sill, Comanche, OK
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Ranked #1 of 1 Attractions in Comanche
Type: Cemeteries
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Ganado, Arizona
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83 reviews 83 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Geronimo is one of the most famous figures in American History. Many years ago, I had the privilege of visiting his grave. Since my wife and I were traveling through Lawton, we decided to stop and visit the grave site. I live on the Navajo Nation and have done so since 1996. Many Navajos I know respect Geronimo and consider... More

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Ashley Falls, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

A bit challenging to locate, but we were glad to have gone.The location was a bit off the beaten track, but was very interesting nonetheless. We were glad that we went,

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Kodak, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I am not that into history but my husband loves things like this. Interesting to read all the headstones. Takes longer to get there than the actual tour of the site. But I can now say I have been to Geronimo's grave.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

When my son was graduating basic training at Fort Sill, I asked him to get the directions to Geronimo's grave. The grave and the rest of the Apache cemetery are fairly remote, but not difficult to find. We visited in July, when the tree shading the site was bright with the scarves people tie there, and move beautifully in the... More

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Statesboro, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

If you are interested in the history of the American West, then this is a great sight to see. The trip will most likely be brief (since it is a grave sight) but this does not diminish its historical significance.

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Temple Hills
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

If you are into history, military, or gravesites, this would be a place for you. Buried here are Apache military figures and related family members throughout history. Located on Fort Sill.

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Senlis, France
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27 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

Our family decided to head out on a clear winter's day to visit the gravesite of Geronimo. It is not in Comanche, but rather in Lawton. You must enterFort Sill to get there so be sure to have some sort of ID (driver's licence, passport). The guard checked everyone in the car. Ask him for directions if you don't have... More

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Oklahoma City
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2012

A great American Indian. Not much to see except the grave site. You can go across the road to the Ft.Sill museum and make the trip worth it.

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Lawton, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2011

My son-in-law has wanted to see Geronimo's grave, so I took him recently. While it is not for everyone, it has an attraction for me. The grave is a part of Early Southwest History. Geronimo and many of his followers are burried there. There apparently was an attraction for the older George Bush, who claimed to have disturbed the grave... More

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