Explore the stories of the people who have lived and worked in what is now Chiricahua National Monument.
The Apache Wars: Cochise
Apache Pass was the site of many conflicts between the Chiricahua Apache, especially Chief Cochise, and the US government.
The Apache Wars: Geronimo
Geronimo played a crucial role in the Apache Wars, despite not being a chief.
After the Apache Wars
After the Chiricahua Apache surrendered, they were considered prisoners-of-war and sent to Florida, and later Oklahoma.
Camp Bonita and the Geronimo Campaign
Unearth the connection between Buffalo Soldiers stationed at Camp Bonita and the larger Geronimo Campaign.
Garfield Monument and Henry Flipper
Discover the connection between the 10th Cavalry Soldiers who built this monument to President Garfield and 2nd Lieutenant Henry Flipper.
The Story of Faraway Ranch
Last updated: December 16, 2018