Chiefs Knoll


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LOCATED ON THE SOUTH PORTION OF THE FORT SILL POST CEMETERY, CHIEFS KNOLL IS THE HIGHEST POINT IN THE BURIAL GROUNDS. INTERRED HERE ARE MANY OF THE CHIEFS OF THE SOUTHERN PLAINS TRIBES, INCLUDING MANY OF THE SIGNATORIES OF THE MEDICINE LODGE PEACE TREATY OF 1867. KIOWA CHIEF SATANK, COMANCHE CHIEF QUANAH PARKER, AND LITTLE RAVE OF THE ARAPAHO ARE AMONG THE MANY BURIED


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Post CemeteryMacomb and Burrill Rds., Fort Sill,OK


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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


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Fort Sill Cemetery Chief's Knoll

These marker are some of the oldest in the Cemetery In this section there are many Indian Chiefs and many, many calvary men.

Fort Sill Cemetery

Located on the Post on the corner of Macomb Rd and Donnelley Rd Ft. Sill, Ok Lawton, Ok

Fort Sill Cemetery

One of many grave markers in the old part of the Cemetery. ( Grave size Marker covers the grave and lays flat on the ground.

Capt. A.W. Robb
Colorado ___ USA
Philadephia Aug. 23, 1829
Died
Fort Sill, I.T. July 10, 1873
Ft. Sill, OK

Chief Ten Bears

Chief Ten Bears
Parry-wah-say-men
Tamaparika
Comanche
1795-1873
Nov.13, 1873
Signer of the Medicene Lodge Peace Treaty
10/21/1867

Chief Stumbling Bear

Chief Stumbling Bear
Sa-tim-gear
(Setimkia)
Kiowa
1832-1903
March 14, 1903
Signer of the Medicene Lodge Peace Treaty
10/21/1867

Chief Pacer

Chief Pacer
Pay-Sus
Kiowa-Apache
Peace Leader
1875

Black Beaver

Black Beaver
The famous Delaware Indian Scout
1806-1880
Lived 1/2 mile NW of Anadarko, His gravesite was located near his home site before being moved to Ft. Sill, Comanche County, Ok

Hunting Horse

Hunting Horse
Oklahoma
Kiowa
Indian Scout
July 1, 1873

Chief Big Bow
Chief Big Bow
Zipkiyah
Kiowa tribe
1830-1900

Chief Kicking Bird

Chief Kicking Bird

Chief Kicking Bird / Black Eagle
Ton-a-en-ko
Kiowa
May 5, 1875
1835-1875
Signer of the Medicene Lodge Peace Treaty
10/21/1867

Chief Yellow Bear

Chief Yellow Bear
Southern Arapaho Tribe
Medicene Lodge Peace Treaty
Signer 10/28/1867
Chief Spotted Wolf

Chief Spotted Wolf
Southern Arapaho Tribe
Signer of the Medicene Lodge Peace Treaty
10/28/1867

Chief Little Raven

Chief Little Raven
Southern Arapaho Tribe
Medicene Lodge Peace Treat
Signer 10/28/1867

Tonausen The Younger Little Bluff

Tonausen
The Younger Little Bluff
Kiowa Tribe

Chief Satanta

"Set' Tainte"
Chief Santanta

(White Bear)
Great War Chief of the Kiowas
1815-1878

White Bear
(Logo)
He fought a long hard battle for his people to keep the land they loved to hunt and live on.

1867 Medicene Lodge Peace Treaty Signer
10/21/1867

Chief Quanah Parker

Chief Quanah Parkers
Here Until Day Break And Shadows Fall And Darkness Disappears
Is Quanah Parker Chief Of The Comanches
Born - 1852 Died Feb 23, 1911.
This Monument Erected Under Act Of Congress. Approved June 23, 1920

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