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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Palo Duro Canyon

In the 1800s, Palo Duro Canyon was the site of the last stand of the Comanche against the military power of the United States. After battle here where soldiers snuck down the canyon walls to attack the tribe, most Comanche tribes submitted to reservation status in Oklahoma.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2016
Date Uploaded: 10.2018
Photo Location: Amarillo, Texas, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D90
Copyright: © Becca Hamm Conard