Fort Bowie provides us with many stories from its long history through westward expansion and the Indian Wars with the Chiricahua Apache. Many of the individuals' stories ended here at the Fort Cemetery.

Read the article below to learn more about some of the people who added to the fort's history and gave it its personality.
Silver concho
Front of silver concho, made from a US 50 cent piece.

Karen Gonzales

Miss Daisy’s Silver Concho (.pdf)
by Karen Gonzales

Artifacts of the past can do more than teach us about how our ancestors lived. Some of these items have the power to spark our imaginations, ignite our curiosity, and even evoke feelings about, and for, those who lived in historical times. ...


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    Last updated: July 26, 2018

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