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Apache Shaman & Chief

Geronimo's grave is in the Beef Creek Apache Cemetery within Fort Sill, OK which means you must go... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bruce W
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Apache POW Cemetery

Beautiful cemetery with many family graves. Obviously the most notable grave is Geronimo’s, whose... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
doober3d
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Geronimo's grave is in the Beef Creek Apache Cemetery within Fort Sill, OK which means you must go to the military base's visitors' center, fill out paperwork, show proper photo I.D. and get a base pass. Geronimo's grave is difficult to find, but if you...More

1  Thank Bruce W
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Beautiful cemetery with many family graves. Obviously the most notable grave is Geronimo’s, whose marker is a small pyramid. The site is a little difficult to find, but there are markers around Post to point the way.

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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Arrived at Fort Sill after the visitors center was closed for the d. The next morning after receiving a pass to be on base for the day and secured a map, we drove in hopes of finding the small cemetery where Geronimo was buried. After...More

1  Thank Grannyturtle
Reviewed 10 July 2017

**This cemetery is on Ft. Sill. Unless you have military ID, you will need to go to the visitors' center at the Sheridan gate (Sheridan & Hwy 62) and obtain a visitor's pass to access the missile park and the cemetery.** Getting a pass is...More

3  Thank Vanessa d
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Indian burial cemetery with multiple graves of Caucasian/Native American marriages/children. Also a unique gravesite for Geronimo. Be sure to read about Geronimo before you go. It's beautiful, striking. The setting is beautiful, restful and we were the only ones around. So glad we made the...More

Thank jmdevries
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Interesting to see his grave. Amongst several other Apache graves and several of his family have graves next to his. Across the road is another gravesite labeled Apache POW. Around Geronimo's grave lots of trinkets scattered about and lots of coins. Also lots of coins...More

1  Thank clemson_grad79
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Finding this cemetery is rather hard. In order to visit it, you must first either have a Department of Defense ID card or go to the Bentley Gate on Sheridan Rd/Rogers Lane., to obtain a pass. I suggest you review the requirements for the pass...More

5  Thank TLBowman
Reviewed 26 February 2016

For some reason it's not what I expected. Plenty of mementos scattered around the grave: Cigarettes, lighters, some change, other odd items. In an unimpressive place, difficult to find.

Thank JimBauernfeind
Reviewed 5 July 2015

This is a very good place for a visit. You can come in from Fort Sill Army Barracks or Mt Witchita. We came in from the barracks, they will search your car and then you can visit the museum -free and see heaps of army...More

3  Thank Cappamum
Reviewed 30 April 2015 via mobile

I've only been in Edmond OK for two months and wanted to explore some of the richness the state has to offer. When I mentioned that I was thinking of traveling West someone suggested I go to Fort Sill in Lawton and vist Geronimo's grave....More

2  Thank Justtwobeachbums
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