Apache Prisoner-of-War Cemeteries
Here beneath Oklahoma Skies far from their native haunts in Arizona, New Mexico and northern Mexico is the resting place for more than 300 Apaches of the Chiricahua, Warm Springs, and Nedni tribes. ...
Auction Of Lawton Townsite Lots
6 August 1901
On 6 August 1901 lots in the original Lawton townsite were auctioned to the highest bidder. A crowd of thousands waited in the broiling August sun for a chance to acquire a lot in the 32 ...
Blue Canyon Wind Farm
Blue Canyon Wind Farm's forty - five 230-feet tall Neg Micon wind turbines provide
affordable, pollution-free power to approximately 22,000 Oklahoma rural Home. For
more information, please visit the Op ...
CHEIF TEN BEARS
YAPARUK A BAND
An advocate of peace and known for
his eloquent words, Chief Ten Bears worked
to negotiate harmony between the
United State government and his Comanche people.
Tribal mem ...
Kiowa Chief Stumbling Bear who signed the Medicine Lodge Treaty, 1867 founded the first permanent settlement of Plains tribes, on Canyon Creek, southwest of here. First government built houses for Indians were erected in the settlement ...
LOCATED ON THE SOUTH PORTION OF THE FORT SILL POST CEMETERY, CHIEFS KNOLL IS THE HIGHEST POINT IN THE BURIAL GROUNDS. INTERRED HERE ARE MANY OF THE CHIEFS OF THE SOUTHERN PLAINS TRIBES, INCLUDING MANY OF THE SIGNATORIES OF THE MEDICINE ...
Site first occupied by Wichita Indian Village.
Post Established Jan 8, 1864
By Geo P.M. Sheridan
To Control Tribes.
National Register of Historic Places
Fort Sill *** (added 1966 - District - #66000629)
US 62, Fort Si ...
Old Fort Sill Indian School 1900-1924
KGA Land USF
Fort Sill Indian School
Emergency Phone # 248-6301
Fort Sill Indian School added 1973 to the national register of historic places (Building - #7Ol3001559)
Geronimo's Grave Marker, Fort Sill, Oklahoma.
Geronimo (June 16, 1829–February 17, 1909) was a prominent Native American leader of the Chiricahua Apache who long warred against the encroachment of the United States on tribal lands. ...
Located in the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge, this 66-acre area looks much like Israel during Biblical times, and is the site of the nation's longest running Easter passion play, "The Prince of Peace." Attendance reached an all-time ...
Major General Henry Ware Lawton (1843-1899)
Henry ware Lawton enlisted in the Union forces at the outbreak of the Civil War at the age of seventeen. He received the Congressional Medal of Honor for heroism at the Battle of Atlanta. H ...
Mattie Beal Home Open 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. 2nd Sunday and 4th Saturday Lawton Heritage Associate Built 1907
National Register of Historical Places Restored 1978
Lawton Heritage Associate.
National Register of Historical PlacesB ...
Meers Store and Restaurant
"A Historic Dining Establishment"
On May 23, 1901, a group of miners met at the base of Mt. Sheridan, near where the present cedar grove is located, and organized a mining district. Out of respe ...
MEO Meers Observatory
Oklahoma Geological Survey
In May of 1985, the Oklahoma Geological Survey installed a seismograph in the Meers Store to monitor the Meers Fault. The Meers Store became "MEO - Meers Obs ...
Located on the eastern edge of the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge, Mount Scott is one of Oklahoma's most prominent mountains. A 3.5 mile paved road leads to the summit and a breathtaking view of southwest Oklahoma. The peak towers 2, ...
Otipoby Comanche Cemetery
The cemetery site was owned by Hugh Otipoby, who donated it to the Comanche tribe in 1929. The United States Army purchased the land in 1942.
The Otipoby Comanche Cemetery was listed on the National Regist ...
Parker, Quanah, Star House (added 1970 - Building - #70000532)
Also known as Quanah Parker House
Eagle Park, Cache
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Our 59,000 plus acre national refuge is home to free range buffalo, Texas longhorn cattle, prairie dogs, elk and deer. We also offer incredible scenery and views for hikers and photographers. Recreation opportunities include mountain bi ...