Time Hop History (9/4)

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Baynes, Thomas Spencer

September 4, 1886

128 years ago on this day, Apache Chief Geronimo surrendered after 30 years of protecting his tribal homeland. The surrender of Geronimo put an end to the Southwest Indian wars making Geronimo the last Native American to formally surrender to the United States. After his surrender, Geronimo became a successful farmer and even participated in president Roosevelt’s inaugural parade.