Apache Grove
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker
N 32° 52.205 W 109° 11.422
12S E 669307 N 3638335
Another older Arizona Highway Department Historical Marker.
Waymark Code: WMBND6
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 06/05/2011
Views: 10

This area served as a resting place for Apache war parties during the raids of the 1880's. Near here Felix B. Knox, a cattleman and gambler, stayed behind to face Indians while his wife, children, and hired man escaped in a buckboard. Out of respect for his valor, they did not mutilate his body.
Marker Name: Apache Grove

Type of history commemorated: Place

County: Greenlee

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

Year placed: 1964

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