History & Culture

Fort Bowie was the focal point for military actions by the US Army against the Chiricahua Apaches for over 20 years. The artifacts, ruins, and written documentation leave a rich historical record. Learn more about the stories and people that make Fort Bowie National Historical Site so important to the American West.
 
Black and white photo of Fort Bowie in 1886

Fort Bowie, 1886

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