Grave of Dr. Carlos Montezuma

Grave of Dr. Carlos Montezuma (HMIEL)

Location: Fort McDowell, AZ 85264 Maricopa County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 34.705', W 111° 41.017'

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— 1855-1923 —

Greatest of the educated Apaches, this Mohave-Apache Indian was taken captive at the age of Six by Pima Indians. He was sold to a white man who educated him as a physician. Dr. Montezuma had a splendid practice in Chicago and became a champion of Indian rights, but he died of tuberculosis in a brush hut near here, refusing all medical care.
Year Placed1968
Placed ByArizona Development Board and Arizona Highway Department
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Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 6:24am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 436558 N 3715622
Decimal Degrees33.57841667, -111.68361667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 34.705', W 111° 41.017'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 34' 42.30" N, 111° 41' 1.02" W
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Area Code(s)602
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10401-10455 N Beeline Hwy, Fort McDowell AZ 85264, US
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