Custer County

County Seat: Arapaho, Oklahoma 73620

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

 

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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 the C&A Ranch, the ranch is listed as the Hodge Site on the ...
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Custer County Courthouse
The Custer County Courthouse in Arapaho, Oklahoma.
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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 equestrian camp, picnic areas, group picnic shelters, comfor ...
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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. Evert 1924, E.J. Phillips 1925, N.P. Chandler 1926, J.C. M ...
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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 School. The surrounding cropland is still farmed for missionary ...
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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 purposes of: "The preaching of the gospel in every land to main ...
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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 the General Allotment Act. Which called for the division of ...
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Route 66 Museum
The Route 66 Museum in Clinton, Oklahoma.
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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 museum was funded with federal, state and private funds, w ...
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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 preparatory work for students who were not qualified for college a ...
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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.
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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 flight. Hours: Monday - Saturday 9 AM - 5 PM; Sunday 1 PM ...