Cochise Stronghold was the winter home of Chief Cochise and the Chiricahua Apache. The area was termed a “stronghold” as Cochise led his people to the safety of this beautiful mountain fortress during the defense of their homeland from 1852 –
Chief Cochise~Apache Indian Cochise was a chief of the Chokonen band of the Chiricahua Apache and the leader of an uprising that began in Cochise County, Arizona is named after him. This county is where my Dad lives now.
Cochise was a principle chief of the Chiricahua Apache. The Chiricahua lived in the area that is now the northern Mexican region of Sonora, New Mexico and Arizona. Cochise County, Arizona is named after him.
Mescalero Apache schoolgirls. Photo from around 1900. ~~$695WK ~ Stay at Hummingbird Ranch Vacation House in Southeastern Arizona. 3 Ghost Towns, 2 National Parks and tons of rich Apache history of Cochise & Geronimo. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JzhJrLOopIs520-265-3079