Near Elfrida in Cochise County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Died June 8, 1874
In this his favorite stronghold
Interred secretly by his followers
The exact place of burial was known to only
One white man – his blood brother
Thomas J. Jeffords
Erected 1934 by Progressive Pioneers Club, Cochise County Historical & Archeological Society, and US Forest Service.
Location. 31° 55.337′ N, 109° 58.042′ W. Marker is near Elfrida, Arizona, in Cochise County. Marker can be reached from Ironwood Road. Click for map. Marker is at the Cochise Stronghold Campground, 9 miles east of US-191 on Ironwood Road. Marker is in this post office area: Pearce AZ 85625, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dragoon Springs Stage Stop (approx. 6.1 miles away); Confederate Graves at Dragoon Springs (approx. 6.2 miles away); Old Pearce Post Office (approx. 8.7 miles away); Sulphur Springs (approx. 10.7 miles away); Council Rocks (approx. 11.4 miles away); Veterans Pioneers Settlers (approx. 15.3 miles away); Boothill Graveyard (approx. 15.3 miles away); Boothill Graveyard and Jewish Memorial (approx. 15.3 miles away).
Also see . . . Cochise. Cochise was Chief of the Chokonen band of Chiricahua Apaches. He was a tall man, six feet, with broad shoulders and a commanding, handsome appearance. (Submitted on November 11, 2010.)
Categories. • Native Americans • Wars, US Indian •
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