Oklahoma Historic Places Database


Fort Holmes

In immediate vicinity. Est. 1834, by Lieut. T. H. Holmes, later Lt. Gen., C.S.A. This post was visited ~ June, 1834 ~ by Gen. Henry Leavenworth on this expedition to the Plains tribes. Edwards' Store, site 1 mile west of here, was the l ...

Shawnee Town

The town was a settlement of Absentee Shawnee and Delaware on the California Road. The tribes had migrated from Ohio before 1800 and were allowed by the Choctaw National Council to remain in the area. The Absentee Shawnee occupied the s ...

Whipple Survey

Under instructions of Jefferson Davis, U.S. Secretary of War, Lieutenant A.W. Whipple (later Major General, U.S. Army) made the first railroad survey from Ft. Smith to the Pacific Coast in 1853. With H.B. Mollhausen, artist, Jules Marco ...

Hughes County

Hughes County, Oklahoma

County Seat: Holdenville, OK 74848

Wikipedia: Hughes County, Oklahoma

National Register of Historic Places for Hughes County, Oklahoma

Hughes County was named for W. C. Hughes, an Oklahoma City lawyer who was a member of the Oklahoma Constitutional Convention.