Fort Sill National Historic Landmark and Museum, Lawton

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The US Army Field Artillery & Fort Sill Museum was established by direction of the Chief of Field Artillery on December 10, 1934 and formally opened in January 1935. The dual mission of preserving the history of both the Field Artillery and of Fort Sill was identified from the beginning. Captain Harry C. Larter, a Field Artilleryman, military artist, and historian was the first curator.
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  • In my opinion, it does not deserve Fort Sill in itself in itself because being a military base you have to spend half an hour getting permission, while it definitely deserves to go and see the tomb of Geronimo, of which no one cares, and for which nisogna does give you detailed information
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  • A nice level side walk path to walk that weaves in & out among all the artillery guns that were in use throughout the ages. There are nice cement benches to sit scattered through the exhibits. My husb...  more »
  • A lot of history here. A lot to see once on base. The old museum has a lot of cool artifacts. Is was very cool also to be able to drive around the base and see the old home and the difference between the old and new structures.
  • Historic pristine 150+ year old buildings of an frontier post. Awesome!!

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