Fort Sill, Oklahoma: Geronimo's Grave

The legendary Apache was killed and died here. Most of him is buried here, too, but not his skull, which somehow ended up in George W. Bush's frat at Yale.

Bailtso Apache South Cemetery

Elgin Rd, Fort Sill, OK
I-44 exit 41 (Key Gate). West on Sheridan Road, then immediate right on Randolph Rd. Drive over a mile, then turn right onto Quinette Rd. Drive almost 2.5 miles, back under I-44 (Quinette Rd becomes Elgin Rd). The Apache Cemetery is just northeast of the corner of Elgin and Dodge Hill Rds.
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Geronimo's Grave

The grave is on the Fort Sill military base. To gain access, the soldier at the gate will do a background check on you before issuing a pass and allowing you on the base.

[Anne Marie Lewis, 06/21/2015]

Geronimo's grave.

Geronimo Grave Site

The grave site of Geronimo, his wife Zi-yeh and daughter Eva Geronimo Godeley are in the Apache Indian Cemetery inside Fort Sill.

[Joe Boulter, 10/13/2007]

We've reported in the past about the controversy surrounding Geronimo's skull and its continuing adventures.

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