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    Wooden Indian Grave Marker, circa 1890s-1900s. A very early "Unknown Indian Grave" marker. The marker has been repainted with a very heavy black paint at least once, as the lettering has faded away over the years. They used the same exact design as the first time. Location is not known, but supposedly from the Fort Sill, Oklahoma Territory area. The military would use these grave markers as unknown Indians were killed, to be replaced later with a more permanent marker. Measures approximately 8.5" x 34.5" x 1.5".

    Condition: Fine-very fine.


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    January, 2009
    23rd-25th Friday-Sunday
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