- Beecham Cemetery
Beecham Cemetery South side of Marker Nathan and Almira Beecham 'Pioneers' to Oklahoma, gave this plot of ground in 1891 to become the Beecham Cemetery. Their two children, Guy Will and Neti Pearl Beecham, were the first to be interred here. Descendants and friend of the pioneer have since extablished perpetual care for this cemetery. North side of Marker: Donated by the children of Fred and Eliza Beecham Harry and Gertrude Beecham Smith Samuel and Carrie Beecham Smith Bert and May Beecham William and May ...
- Canadian County Court House
El Reno is the county seat of Canadian County.
- Canadian County Historical Museum
The museum has several historic buildings on exibit including a Red Cross canteen, a railroad depot, a hotel and an old jail.
- Canadian County Jail
List in the National Register of Historic Places
#architecture #jail #nrhp
- Canadian County Sheriff Stables
Canadian County Sheriff Stables Built ca. 1908,BR. Restored 1995 - 1999 By Preservation El Reno Inc. Stan Gralla Architects The following individuals and organizations stepped forward to mark generous financial contributions to preserve this important historic structure. for their response to the needs of the community, we recognize these donors. Mary K. Ashbrook Foundation, American Heritage Bank, Oklahoma Natural Gas Co., MidFirst Bank, Senator & Mrs. Bill Gastafson, Bank of Union, Mrs. William J Schulte, O.G. & ...
#horse #law #law enforcement #nrhp #restoration #sheriff
- Chisholm Trail - Yukon
Chisholm Trail - Yukon Over this spot passed the vast herds of longhorned cattle from the ranges of Texas to the railroads in Kansas. It was in 1867 that the first herd came up this trail on the way to the nearest railroad loading yards in Abilene, Kansas. Jesse Chisholm, an Oklahoma part - Cherokee Indian trader, soon after the Civil War, laid out a trail for his freight wagons that reached approximately from the Arkansas River in Kansas to the north Canadian River in Oklahoma. In time the entire Trail from southern Texas ...
#chisholm #cowboy #pioneer #ranchmen #trail
- Cowboy Camp Springs
Cowboy Camp Springs This pond is the site of an important watering hole used by drovers as they passed through this area on the way to the railheads in Kansas. Created by the confluence of two natural springs, it has been used for hundreds of years by Indians, buffalo, and other wildlife. The pure, clean water made a perfect location for cowboy campsites. The cattle themselves were watered nearby on the North Canadian River just to the north. The present pond was built in the 1930's by the Work ...
#chisholm #cowboy #spring #trail
- Darlington - Monument
Darlington Cheyenne-Arapaho Agency Established there 1870, by Brinton Darlington, Quaker, Indian Agent appointed by President Grant. Important Stop on Chisholm Trail Site of Arapaho School, John H. Seger, Supt. Post Office Established in 1873, and First Newspaper "Cheyenne Transporter" in Western Indian Territory published there, 1879. Oklahoma Historical Society Add your comment
#agriculture #education #indian #religion
- Darlington Agency Site
Darlington Cheyenne-Arapaho Agency Established there 1870, by Brinton Darlington, Quaker, Indian Agent appointed by President Grant. Important Stop on Chisholm Trail Site of Arapaho School, John H. Seger, Supt. Post Office Established in 1873, and First Newspaper "Cheyenne Transporter" in Western Indian Territory published there, 1879.
#agriculture #education #indian #religion
- El Reno Carnegie Library
El Reno Carnegie Library Has been place on the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior 1905
- El Reno Municipal Swimming Pool Bath House
El Reno Municipal Pool 1935
#architecture #entertainment #recreation
- Fort Reno Marker
Fort Reno Old Post about 2 mi. N. U.S. troops encamped near Cheyenne Agencey in Indian uprising 1874. Site s.w. of agency selected by Agt. J.D. Miles and Capt T. Wint, established as permanent post in July, 1875, and named for Gen. Jesse L. Reno who died in action in Battle of Antietam., 1862. Post abandodned Feb. 24, 1908. Reserve was U.S. remount station to 1949
- Gift of John Kirkpatrick
Gift of John E. Kirkpatrick Chisholm Trail Marker erected on Land of John E. Kirkpatrick given to him by his grandmother, Mrs. Lewis Mortimer Spencer, on date of his birth, Feb. 13, 1908. His grandfather , Lewis M. Spencer, was one of Yukon Founders. Oklahoma Historical Society 1966
#chisholm #landowner #trail
- Goff House
The Goff House The home was built in 1900-1991, by William and Magdalen Goff. MR.Goff come to El Reno in 1892 to work for Anheuser and Busch. He soon became an agent for the firm. Later he started Goff Bottling Works. He organized the Goff Cadet Band. The home is an excellent architectural example of the Colonial Revival and Queen Anne style. Only 10 percent of the homes in 1900 was built with this combination of styles. The house was listed in the National Registry of Historical Place in 1988 <BR< Donated by Jerry ...
- Historical Fort Reno
Fort Reno, a military camp in 1874, was established to protect the personnel at the Cheyenne & Arapaho Agency. In 1875, the commanding officer was authorized to select a site for a military post. First known as the "Camp Near Cheyenne Agency," the location was named Fort Reno in honor of Major Jesse Reno in 1876. The cavalry and infantry stationed at Fort Reno played an important role in the transition of the area from Indian Territory status through Oklahoma statehood. United States Cavalry units, including the Buffalo Soldiers (the 9th ...
- Hotel El Reno
National Register of Historic Place
- In Memory Of Pioneer Mennonite Settlers
Mennonites settled in this area soon after Oklahoma Territory opened by run April 22, 1889. Their first mission activity was among Indians. This colony was southern most for Mennonites along Chisholm Trail. Farmers of Swiss from Berne, Ind., German and German Russian decent were urged to settle here in order to establish the Christian faith on the frontier. Testimony of faith services continued in this church building until 1953. It now stands as a continuous reminder of the rugged faith of pioneers to this area. The keystone ...
- Major General Jesse Lee Reno
Major General Jesse Lee Reno 1823-1862 El Reno namesake born in Wheeling, West Virginia. Reno was a 1846 graduate of West Point Military and thrice decorated hero of 1846 war with Mexico. He was promoted to Brigadier General at the start of the Civil War. Reno is credited with saving the nations's capitol at the 2nd Battle of Bull Run prior to being promoted to Major General in July 1862 at the Battle of South Mountain, Maryland. He was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Georgetown. D. C.
- Red Cross Canteen
National Register of Historic Places
#building #military #red cross
- Reno City, Oklahoma Territory
Reno City, O.T. Reno City was founded on the day of the first run April 22, 1889. Having been platted beforehand. It was situated just east of the boundary line the ninety eighth meridian and 3 miles east of the C and A Indian Agency at Darling, O.T. The town flourished at first with several stores, saloons , undertaking parlor, school, churches, several newspapers,professional people and numerous residences. The early population was estimated at 1500. Two railroads staked lines through Reno City, but the Rock Island, instead ...
#ghost town #landrun #pioneer #railroad
- Run of '89 West Boundary
At the opening of "Old Oklahoma" April 22, 1889, this was the west line for the Run starting at 12 O'clock noon. Prairies and hills in the 2,000,000 acre tract, east were peopled by tens of thousands of homes where planted and tent cities sprang up before nightfall. Marker stone on ground near marker: RUN of 1889 98th Meridian on this site. RUN of 1892
Historic Places For Canadian County