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Near Chinook in Blaine County, Montana — The American West (Mountains)
 

Surrender of Chief Joseph

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, August 15, 2019
1. Surrender of Chief Joseph Marker
Inscription.  
From where the sun now stands I will fight no more forever.

October 5 1877
Surrender of Chief Joseph to Colonel Nelson A Miles
To the valor and devotion of those both red and white who struggled here
Erected by the Congress of the United States
Under the authority of an Act approved April 15, 1930

 
Erected 1930 by U.S. Congress.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks, and the The Nez Perce Trail marker series.
 
Location. 48° 22.682′ N, 109° 12.73′ W. Marker is near Chinook, Montana, in Blaine County. Marker is on Cleveland Road (County Road 240) near S-B Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chinook MT 59523, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bear's Paw Battleground (here, next to this marker); Last Battle (a few steps from this marker); ćáynim?a•lika?spe (a few steps from this marker); Nez Perce National Historical Park (a few steps from
Surrender of Chief Joseph Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 15, 2019
2. Surrender of Chief Joseph Marker
this marker); Bear Paw Battlefield (a few steps from this marker); Nez Perce Encampment (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chief Joseph's Surrender (about 700 feet away); Soldier Burials (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chinook.
 
More about this marker. This markers is located near the Bear Paw Battlefield parking lot.
 
Categories. Wars, US Indian
 
Chief Joseph Battleground image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 15, 2019
3. Chief Joseph Battleground
has been designated a
National Historic Landmark
This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America
1989
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior

(located next to the Surrender of Chief Joseph monument)
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 20, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 43 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 20, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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