Oklahoma Historic Places Database


Buffalo Springs

Buffalo Springs On the Old Chisholm Trail, 1/3 mi. west. From this noted watering place came the name of "Bison," 1 mi. so., "Buffalo Springs" was the camp site of Pat Hennessey and his men just before the were massacred, 7 m ...

Buffalo Springs Trading Post and Ranch

Buffalo Springs Trading Post and Ranch One half mile due west of the location stood Buffalo Springs Trading Post, Ranch, and Stagecoach stand. This sketch of the ranch was made by Adolph Hunnius. A surveyor, in 1876. Buffalo Sprin ...

Cherokee Strip

Cherokee Strip Opened by Run, Sept. 16, 1983. On line here, 15,000 waited for carbine signal fired by cavalryman at High Noon, Lt. C. A. Hedekin, commanding Troop A., U.S. Cav. Race from land started from post on knoll half mile ...

Douglas, (I.T.) Oklahoma

Douglas, 5 miles S.W. of Covington, OK, was first named Onyx but about 9 years later, with the promotion by the Frantz brothers of Enid of the building of the Santa Fe Railroad between Enid and Guthrie, the name was changed to Douglas, ...

Northwestern Academy

Northwestern Academy Carrier, Oklahoma Territory 1898 Northwestern Academy was financed in part and sponsored by the Congregational Home Missionary Society of Boston, Massachusetts, through the initiative, leadership and dedicat ...

Run of '89 - North Boundary

Run Of '89 North Boundary. At the opening of "Old Oklahoma," April 22, 1889, this was the north line for the Run starting at 12 o'clock noon. Prairies and hills in the 2,000,000 acre tract, south, were peopled by tens of thousands, ho ...

Garfield County

Garfield County, Oklahoma

County Seat: Enid, OK 73701

Wikipedia: Garfield County, Oklahoma

National Register of Historic Places for Garfield County, Oklahoma

Garfield County was named after President James A. Garfield.