Black Beaver

Grave near Anadarko. Famous Delaware India, Interpreter for U.S. Dragoon Expedition to Plains Indians, S. W. Okla., 1834. Capt., Indian scouts. U.S. Army in Mexican War. Guide to Far West for many expeditions including Capt. Marcy's escort to emigrants in Gold Rush to California. 1849; and for troops evacuated from U.S. post in Ind. Ter. to Kansas, 1861. ** Black Beaver was buried near his home northwest of Anadarko. In 1975 the Delaware tribe reinterred his body on the Fort Sill Military Reservation.
On US-62 in National Hall of Fame for Famous American Indians in Anadarko * Grave located at Fort Sill, OK. Old Post Cemetery, Chiefs Knoll
No GPS Location Mapped
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National Register of Historic Places:

Black Beaver's Grave ** (added 1999 - Object - #73002256)
N of Anadarko, Anadarko
Historic Significance: Person
Historic Person: Black Beaver
Area of Significance: Native American, Military, Exploration/Settlement
Period of Significance: 1825-1849, 1850-1874, 1875-1899
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Funerary
Historic Sub-function: Graves/Burials
Current Function: Funerary
Current Sub-function: Graves/Burials



Chiefs Knoll *** (added 1978 - Site - #78002229)
Also known as Post Cemetery
Macomb and Burrill Rds., Fort Sill
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Native American, Military
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1875-1899
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Defense, Funerary
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery
Current Function: Defense, Funerary
Current Sub-function: Cemetery

Links:

http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/tribes/delaware/delawarechiefs.htm http://www.archives.gov/research/native-americans/pictures/select-list-092.html http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=1210