Grady County

County Seat: Chickasha, Oklahoma 73018

Grady County is named after Henry W. Grady, an editor of the Atlanta Constitution and southern orator.

 

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Bailey Cemetery
Bailey Cemetery This is a very old cemetery in southern Grady County. A post office was established in 1892.
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Battle of the Wichita Village
4.6 Miles S.E. A Comanche band near the village was attacked by Capt. Earl Van Corn with 4 companies of the 2nd cavalry. Oct. 1, 1858 Unknown to him, the indians were on way from friendly council with officers at FT. Arbuckle. In the furious fight 70 indians were killed. Among U.S. Dead was Lt. ...
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Camp Napoleon
Camp Napoleon Here on May 26, 1865 a compact was entered into between the Confederate Indian tribes and the Prairie Indian tribes. "That the ancient council fires shall be kept kindled and blazing" Erected 1931 by Oklahoma College for Women
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CCC Company 884
Civilian Conservation Corps Company 884 Rush Springs, Okla. 73082 To all the young men who served and to future generations that they might be reminded of our governments efforts to improve the status of the unemployed during the Great Depression of the 1930's Also to th ...
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Chisholm Trail Boulder - Tuttle
1870 - 1931 This Boulder Marks The Chisholm Trail Site of Silver City trading post,first school,and pioneer burying ground, two miles North. Dedicated to Ranchmen,cowboys,early setters and their descendants. Sponsored by Chickasha Chapt. National society Daughters of the Am ...
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Cowboy Shootout
Cowboy Shootout About 1.8 miles east of here, via the section line road, is the likely site of a shootout in 1876 between two trail drovers. As reminisced by C. F. Colcord, a drover of the era, two cowboys in the outfit just ahead of his had a dispute during breakfast. They were separated ...
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Former Lt. Governor Spencer Bernard - Tombstone
Front of Marker: Spencer Thomas Bernard Feb. 5, 1915 Mar. 9, 2001 Vivian Opal (Dorman) Bernard Apr. 11, 1915 Rush Creek Ranch Married Aug. 3, 1935 Parents of Kay Ann Back of Marker. Bernard Spencer T. Bernard Lt. Governor 1979 - 1987 Note: Spencer Bernard was ...
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Fred
Fred - Indian Territory Trading post established by Col. Frank Fred in 1870s Crossroads of Chisholm Trail and The Fort Cobb Stage Road. Post Office Established in 1889 Methodist Church Established in 1889
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Hampton House
The Hampton House Rush Spring Historical Site Museum
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Pikey's Crossing
Logo: The Great Seal Of The Chickasaw Nation. Pikey's Crossing Pikey's Crossing (circa 1867), on the south Canadian River, was established by Benson Pikey. A Chickasaw born in Mississippi and Trail of Tears survivor. He was elected as a Representative to the Chickasaw House before and ...
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Rush Springs Bed and Breakfast
Rush Springs Bed and Breafast Step back in time and enjoy a relaxed overnight stay. The old Blades Hotel, built in 1902, this property is the oldest free standing brick hotel on the Chisholm Trail, has been completely refurbished and decorated with antiques.
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Rush Springs School
RUSH SPRINGS SCHOOL Dist #68 was established 12-Dec-1907 on Highway 81, south of Chickasha. Named for the Rush Creek Springs
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Rush Springs - Springs
Rush Springs - Springs The Springs is mention in the earliest histories and furnished water for Indians and Settlers. Chisholm Trail Watering Place
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Rush Springs Watermelon Festival
Rush Springs is called the "Watermelon Capitol of the World". Rush Springs, Oklahoma has a Watermelon Festival each year on the second Saturday of August. Many farmers who live in the area grow watermelons and sell them during this time. The festival crowns a Watermelon queen and there are ...
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Shannon Springs
Shannon Springs - A Watering Place of the Chisholm Trail 1870 & 1880 - DAR1975
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Silver City Cemetery
Silver City Cemetery Silver City, was located just south of the Canadian River, where the Chisholm Trail crossed. It is known, that a Mexican family lived nearby and sold quirts (stock whips) to the cowboys before 1880. William Ward, a cowboy, was shot in 1876, in a gunfight and was the ...
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Southerland Addition - Rush Springs
Southerland Addition The Southerland Addition of Jeff Davis Park has been significant in the history of Rush Springs. The City purchased this property from the Southerland estate in 1988. The first business on this location was the Hudson Houston Lumber Company, established in the early 1 ...
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Wyatt Cemetery
As of October 27, 2008, no information has been located.