Oklahoma Historic Places Database


Bloomfield

Site of female boarding school for Chickasaw Nation, established in 1852. Damaged during the Civil War, Bloomfield Academy reopened and operated until 1914. Listed in national register 11/15/72 *

Chahta Tamaha

Armstrong Academy, established by Choctaw Nation and named for Wm. Armstrong, Indian Agt., was opened there, 1945, Rev. R. D. Potts, Supt., under Baptist Miss. Soc. Post office established Nov., 1850. Confederate capitol during Civil Wa ...

Colbert Family

Colbert Family As a memorial to Charley Colbert, his wife Abbie Davis Colbert, and their children, this monument is erected. Charley Colbert was born May 20, 1863 at Colbert, Indian Territory, died June 13, 1955. His wife Abbie, b ...

Colbert's Ferry

Chickasa Nation - Ferry owned by B. F. Colbert, at old crossing on Red River 3 miles south, was noted on the organized, 1857; first U. S. mail rout by stage between cities of St. Louis and San Francisco. Colbert post office was establis ...

Durant

Home of Robert Lee Williams, one of Oklahoma's foremost citizens, Member Constitutional Convention; Chief Justice State Supreme Court; and Governor, 1915-19. Later, was Judge on U.S. District Court, 10th Circuit at time of death, 1948. ...

Fisher's Station

In 1857, Congress created the Butterfield Overland Mail Route to carry mail and passengers between St. Louis, Missouri, and Memphis, Tennessee, and points west. It was the first real transcontinental link between the Atlantic states and ...

Fort McCulloch

Fort McCulloch Earthworks 1.5 mi. S.E. Constructed early in 1862 by Gen. Albert Pike, C.S.A as major Confederate stronghold in southern Indian Territory. Named for Gen. Ben McCulloch, who fell at Pea Ridge. Fort had 18 pieces of art ...

Fort Washita

Site selected and named 1842 by Gen. Zachary Taylor, later Pres. of U.S. Fort established 1842 by 2nd Dragoons, occupied by several rifle, infantry, cavalry, artillery companies. Built to protect the Chickasaw and Choctaw Indians from ...

General Douglas H. Cooper

General Cooper was appointed as the U.S. agent to the Choctaws in 1853 and to the Chickasaws in 1856. He consolidated the two agencies and moved them to Fort Washita. When the Civil War began, Cooper's friend, Confederate President Jeff ...

General Douglas Hancock Cooper

"Kind and sympathetic by nature, generous to a fault, he was an honest man of noble impulses, and born and bred a gentleman." These were the words of a contemporary of Brigadier General Douglas Cooper, C.S.A. Cooper was appointed U.S ...

Nail's Crossing

Butterfield Overland Mail site of Nail's Crossing. Here was located a stage stand of the Butterfield Overland Mail route, under act of Congress, March 3, 1857. First mail service arrived here in September 1858, enroute to San Francisco, ...

Bryan County

Bryan County, Oklahoma

County Seat: Durant, OK 74701

Wikipedia: Bryan County, Oklahoma

National Register of Historic Places for Bryan County, Oklahoma

Bryan County was named for Democratic presidential candidate William Jennings Bryan, a contributor to the 1907 Oklahoma Constitution.