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Olive Oatman (access required)

Olive OatmanSome 20 miles west of Gila Bend, along the Gila River, lays the grave of a bloody, early chapter in Arizona history. The Oatman massacre was a very early prelude to the relationship between Native Americans and the settlers who were coming to the West.Royce Oatman was born at Middletown Springs, Vt. in 1809. ...

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