Back in 1878 a group of Apache raiders fell upon a Navajo village near the Little Colorado and killed every man, woman and child except for three young girls who were taken back to their lair for more unspeakable crimes to be committed against them. The Navajo elders sent a war party to exact vengeance on the Apaches and they found the raiding party in their hideout, a hidden cave system, but were too late to save the three girls. The Navajo set fires to try to smoke the raiders out and ended up turning the raider’s lair into a mass grave which is said to be haunted to this very day.
The Unknown Camerman, one of those “urban explorers” who trespass in interesting places for our entertainment, has video of the caves as well as some other ruins in Arizona. Mostly of interest to the wanderers like me who like to get out there and experience history but treasure hunters will also be thrilled with the idea of maybe finding some old brass used to bring justice to the Apache wild west style. There are apparently still artifacts from the period buried there – protected by the spirits of course. Enjoy:
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