Sierra Vista in Cochise County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Apache Scout Memorial
Presented by the
Huachuca Museum Society
Sculpted by Dan Bates
Erected 1995 by the Huachuca Museum Society.
Location. 31° 33.085′ N, 110° 21.852′ W. Marker is in Sierra Vista, Arizona, in Cochise County. Marker is on Grierson Avenue north of Hungerford Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Huachuca AZ 85613, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Huachuca (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Buffalo Soldier Legacy Plaza (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ice Hall (approx. 1.2 miles away); Counter Intelligence Corp Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Alvarado Hall (approx. 1.3 miles away); RC – 12G Crazyhorse (approx. 1.6 miles away); U. S. Army Mohawk (OV -1D) (approx. 1.6 miles away); Carmichael General Store/U.S. Post Office (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sierra Vista.
Regarding Apache Scout Memorial. The Apaches in the southwest were divided in their opinion of the white man. Some were for him, some against him. It was among the former
Also see . . . Fort Huachuca dedicates statue to Apache Scouts. An article about the statue published in the Kingman Daily Miner on July 2, 1995. (Submitted on March 30, 2010.)
Categories. • Military • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers •
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