Oklahoma Historic Places Database


Bailey Cemetery

Bailey Cemetery This is a very old cemetery in southern Grady County. A post office was established in 1892.

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 fu ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 b ...

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 o ...

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 ...

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

Hampton House

The Hampton House Rush Spring Historical Site Museum

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 ele ...

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

Shannon Springs

Shannon Springs - A Watering Place of the Chisholm Trail 1870 & 1880 - DAR1975

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 W ...

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 th ...

Wyatt Cemetery

As of October 27, 2008, no information has been located.

Grady County

Grady County, Oklahoma

County Seat: Chickasha, OK 73018

Wikipedia: Grady County, Oklahoma

National Register of Historic Places for Grady County, Oklahoma

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