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
Location. 34° 37.104′ N, 98° 23.968′ W. Marker is in Lawton, Oklahoma, in Comanche County. Marker is on NW Ferris Ave. Touch for map. Marker is located in front of the Comanche National Museum and Cultural Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 701 NW Ferris Ave, Lawton OK 73507, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this 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); Proud American (approx. 3.4 miles away); 280mm Heavy Motorized Gun M65 (approx. 3.4 miles away); Post Guardhouse (approx. 3.6 miles away); Post Headquarters (approx. 3.6 miles away).
Categories. • Native Americans •
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