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Geronimo and Native American History PDF Print E-mail

Geronimo Geronimo was the leader of the last American Indian fighting force formally to surrender to the United States. Because he fought against such daunting odds and held out the longest, Geronimo became the most famous Apache of all. To the pioneers and settlers of Arizona and New Mexico, he was a bloody-handed murderer and this image endured until the second half of this century.

Follow the Geronimo trail and learn more about the history of Geronimo and the Apache Indians. 

 
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Large payrolls fostered rapid business development in Douglas, but mail was brought in from Bisbee for several months before post office facilities could be opened in Douglas. The first postmaster, Charles Overlock, took office in April 1901.
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