Oklahoma Historic Places Database


Cheyenne-Arapaho Cattle Ranch (Hodge Site)

Cheyenne~Arapaho Cattle Ranch, Western Oklahoma's million are cattle ranch, was established in 1882. The Main Headquarters were located on the Washita River at the mouth of Quartermaster Creek. Also known as the "Apple Ranch", and th ...

Custer County Courthouse

The Custer County Courthouse in Arapaho, Oklahoma.

Foss State Park

Foss State Park is located in western Oklahoma on Foss Lake. Recreational activities include hiking, biking, horseback riding (no rentals), fishing, boating, swimming and camping. Facilities include 110 RV campsites, 42 tent sites, an e ...

Independence School

Independence School 1921 to 1953 On this site, the knowledge, values and friendships that were instilled into student made good citizens with a desire to serve humanity. Superintendents N.P. Chandler 1922, O. Simpson 1923, P.H. ...

Jabbok Orphanage & School Marker

Jabbok Faith Missionary Training Home & Orphanage. A monument 1/2 mi. S. marks site of orphanage est'd 1901 by Abe Eisenhower, uncle of Dwight Eisenhower. Sponsored by local Brethren in Christ Church, it later became Jabbok Bible Schoo ...

Jabbok Orphanage & School Memorial

Jabbok Faith Missionary Training Home, Orphanage and Jabbok Bible Academy In 1899 Mr. and Mrs Abe Eisenhower claimed a homestead on this site. In 1901, the Eisenhowers received a patent from the Territory of Oklahoma for the purpose ...

Red Wheat Allotment

SW 1/4, S18, T12N, R16W In 1869 President U.S. Grant amended the Treaty of Medicine Lodge Creek to establish a reservation in western Oklahoma south of the Cherokee Outlet for the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes. In 1887 Congress passed t ...

Route 66 Museum

The Route 66 Museum in Clinton, Oklahoma.

Route 66 Museum - Clinton, Ok - Monument

Route 66 - Will Roger Highway - Museum Monument The Oklahoma Route 66 Museum opened on September 23,1995. The museum is operated by the Oklahoma Historical Society, and focuses on the history of Route 66. The redevelopment of the ...

Southwestern State College

From SWOSU website: The University was established by an act of the Oklahoma Territorial Legislature in 1901 as the Southwestern Normal School. The Normal School was authorized to offer two years of training and four years of prepara ...

Thomas P. Stafford Statue

Life size statue of astronaut Thomas P. Stafford in front of the Weatherford Air and Space Museum. Thomas Patten Stafford is an American astronaut and Air Force general.

Thomas Stafford Air and Space Museum

The mission of the Thomas P. Stafford Air and Space Museum is to stimulate public interest, and education in aviation, and space exploration by providing information, exhibits, and experiences that reflect the history of air and space f ...

Custer County

Custer County, Oklahoma

County Seat: Arapaho, OK 73620

Wikipedia: Custer County, Oklahoma

National Register of Historic Places for Custer County, Oklahoma

Custer County was named in honor of General George Armstrong Custer.