Lawton in Comanche County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
Chief Ten Bears
— 1792-1872, Yaparʉka Band —
"I was born upon the prairie, where the wind blew free and there was nothing to break the light of the sun. I was born where there were no enclosures and everything drew a free breath. I want to die there and not within walls"
Chief Ten Bears
Medicine Lodge Creek Peace Council
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Native Americans. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1867.
Location. 34° 37.104′ N, 98° 23.968′ W. Marker is in Lawton, Oklahoma Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 701 NW Ferris Ave, Lawton OK 73507, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Queen of the Frisco Railroad (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Comanche Reformed Church (approx. 1.2 miles away); Col Jack L. Treadwell (approx. 2.6 miles away); Satank Killed (approx. 2.6 miles away); Fort Sill (approx. 3.1 miles away); M51 Skysweeper 75mm Anti Aircraft Gun (approx. 3.3 miles away); Under the Southern Cross Americal (23rd) Infantry Division (approx. 3.3 miles away); MIM-3 Nike Ajax (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lawton.
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