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Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JackAZ
N 33° 04.362 W 110° 01.290
12S E 591334 N 3659772
Quick Description: The original location of Camp Thomas from which the US Cavalry managed Geronimo and the Chiricahua Apaches in 1876.
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 12/1/2008 2:40:39 AM
Waymark Code: WM59B0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies
Views: 25

Long Description:
Now classified as a ghost town, the town of Geronimo was named for the Chiricahua Apache warrior, Goyaalé (Geronimo). Camp Thomas, from which the US Cavalry began it's management of the Apache Indians as farmers along the Gila River, was originally located here in 1876. The camp was later moved east to what is now Fort Thomas. Geronimo was once a stop on the Arizona Eastern rail line and had an operating US Post Office from 30 April 1896 until 31 May 1956.
Marker Name: Geronimo

Type of history commemorated: Place

County: Graham

Name of any agency/ agencies setting marker:
Arizona Development Board

Year placed: 1962

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