Oklahoma Historic Places Database


Camp Radziminski

Established Sept. 1858, by four troops of crack 2nd Cav. under Major Earl Van Dorn. Named in memory of Lt. Charles Radzimisnski, a former member of the Regt. E. Kirby Smith. Cornelius Van Camp, Fitzhugh Lee, W. B. Royall all served the ...

CCC Company 210

Civilian Conservation Corps and Quartz Mountain State Park Altus, Blair, Granite, Mangum and Lone Wolf, Oklahoma. This park was created between 1937 and 1939 by members of the Civilian Conservation Corps Company 210 the park surroun ...

Chief Bugler's Grave

On Lake Shore On 5 March 1869 William Gruber, Lad of 20 of Topeka, KANS., Chief Bugler of 19th Kans. Cav was killed in hunting accident while his regiment in bivouac with supply train. Gruber "a favorite of everybody" was buried at daw ...

Comancheria

The domain of the Comanches from early 1700's to Mid 1800's. Reached from the foot hills of the Rockies to New Mexico. Eastward to the cross timbers of Texas and Oklahoma and from the Arkansas River to Kansas, south to the Texas Peco ...

Custer's Rendezvous

In This VicinityOn 2 Mar. 1896 with 2 regts. of cavalry Gen. G. A. Custer departed Medicine Creek Camp (Now Ft. Sill) on expedition against plains indians here on 5 March he met large suppy train dispatched for his use from Camp Supply ...

Cutthroat Gap Massacre

The Cutthroat Massacre site is approximately 2.5 miles east of this marker. In the early summer of 1833 the summer before "The Stars Fell" an Osage war party attacked an undefended Kiowa camp. The camp of Islandman, a' d' ate Pri ...

Ebenezer Mennonite Church and Cemetery

Ebenezer Mennonite Church 1907 - 1972 Hitherto Hath the Lord helped us I. Samuel 7:12

General Franks Institute and Museum

Mission: The General Tommy Franks Leadership Institute and Museum will utilize its collection, facilities, and resources to advance the understanding of historical events, encourage leadership development and inspire enlightened decisio ...

Gold Belle Mine and Milling Co.

Gold Belle Mine and Milling Co. The Gold Belle Mining and Milling Company was formed around 1900 by Wildmand and Williams near the rough mining town of Wildman. The Gold Belle Co. erected a 50 tone cyanide mill to process the gold ore. ...

Great Plains State Park / Tom Steed Lake

Located south of Hobart off Hwy 183, Great Plains State Park is nestled between the Wichita Mountains and Lake Tom Steed. The area offers water sports, boating, boat ramps, camping, RV parking, swimming beach, playground, picnic areas, ...

In Memory of those who perished in the Babbs Fire

In Memory of those who perished in the Babbs Fire On Dec. 24, 1924 At a Christmas tree celebration Thirty six persons lost their Lives

Kiowa County Courthouse

The oldest operating courthouse in Oklahoma. A beautiful courthouse square that has bronze statues of military soldiers, a monument water fountain built by the Women's Temperance Union in the 1900's, and a monument of Augustus Hobart, w ...

Kiowa County Mosaic

On of the largest tile mosaics in the country is located on the Kiowa County courthouse square. It portrays the history of Kiowa County. It was dedicated as part of the Oklahoma Centennial on May 28th, 2007.

Kiowa Tribal Museum

The Kiowa Tribe Museum and Resource Center opened its doors in 1984, all the artifacts are Kiowa.

Lake Altus-Lugert

Located in Southwest Oklahoma, near city of Lone Wolf. The lake is approximately 6,500 acres of open water: the park area covers 4,300 land acres. Fish species include largemouth bass, walleye, crappie, catfish, hybrid striped bass, and ...

Lugert, Oklahoma

Bird Eye View of Lugert, OK 1908 Lugert, Oklahoma Austrian Immigrant, Frank Lugert (1868~1958) Founded the town of Lugert when the Kiowa~Comanche~Apache Reservation opened for settlement in 1901. Mr. Lugert ran the Post Offi ...

Millie Durgan

Millie Durgan, White Captive, Kiowa Name: Sain-to-hoodle. Captured at age eighteen months in the Elk Creek Raid. No. Texas, Fall, 1864. Adopted by the Kiowa tribe and married a Kiowa named Goombi. True identity not known until three y ...

Mountain Park Dam / Tom Steed Reservoir

Mountain Park Dam: built to serve Mountain Park master conservancy and the people of the United States. Tom Steed Reservoir: In honor of Tom Steed, member of U.S. Congress and in appreciation of his dedicated work for the Mountain Park ...

Old Mountain View Townsite

Established in 1899, in what was thought to be Washita Co., the town was moved 2 mi. S.W. to Kiowa Co. in 1930 because an error in the original survey placed the first site outside of the legal authority of local officials. XXth Century ...

Old Rainy Mountain Cemetery K - C - A Intertribal Burial Grounds

Old Rainy Mt. Cemetery K~C~A Intertribal Burial Grounds Kiowa~Comanche~Apache This is the original Cemetery and has the graves of some of the well-known Indians of the area.

Quanah Parker - The Last Comanche Chief

Quanah Parker the last of the Comanche chief was born in Elk Creek just below the Wichita mountains circa 1850. Quanah, the son of Pitih Norony and Cynitha Ann Parker who was captured by the Comanches, became a fierce warrior and skillf ...

Quartz Mountain Resort Arts & Conference Center

Located 17 miles north of Altus in the Wichita Mountains of southwestern Oklahoma near the Texas border, Quartz Mountain Resort Arts and Conference Center is ideally located just two and a half hours from Oklahoma City and four hours fr ...

Quartz Mountain Resort Park

Features/Facilities: 6,260 Lake Acres - 4,284 Park Acres - Resort Lodge (118 guest rooms and suites) - 8 Two-bedroom Cabins (with kitchenettes) - Mountainview Bunkhouse (64-person dormitory) - Performing Arts Complex - 5 Performing Arts ...

Rainy Mountain Kiowa Indian Baptist Church

Rainy Mtn. Kiowa Indian Baptist Church Est. 1893 First Missionaries Marieeta K. Reeside (AM ~ DE ~ GO) Lauretta Ballew Women's Baptist Home Mission Society Chicago Julia Given Hunt ~ First Interpreter Charter Members ...

Saddle Mountain Store

Saddle Mountain Store Established 1907 SADDLE MOUNTAIN.....Sec. 31, T5N, R16W......Located 16 miles south of Mountain View near the south edge of the Kiowa County line. Store was a small general store and a fourth class post office. S ...

Site of Babbs Switch Tragic School Fire

Site of Babbs Switch Tragic School Fire On Dec. 24, 1924 35 people lost their lives while attending a Christmas party in a one room frame school house. The fire was started by a candle on a Christmas tree. A school building was ...

Snyder Cyclone of 1905

In memory of thirty - four unknown men, women and children who perished in the cyclone of May 10, 1905

The Great Western Cattle Trail Southwest Oklahoma

Quanah parker and the Comanches surrendered at Ft. Sill in 1875. Texas ranchers, beginning in 1876, created the 1000 mile trail from southern Texas to Dodge City, Ogallala, and other northern markets. In Indian Territory, plains ...

W. C. Austin

W.C. Austin Whose Life was completely dedicated to the service of his God, His Country, His Community and His Fellow Man. Who never turned away from a call for his helping hand. Who asked as his reward for ...

Wyatt Cemetery and Hill School

Wyatt Cemetery and Hill School Hill School was located 4 miles south, 1 west of Gotebo on the Edward Hill land. It was a one room school from 1907 to 1939. The school was the site of the community activities, such as spelling and cip ...

Kiowa County

Kiowa County, Oklahoma Hobart, OK

County Seat: Hobart, OK 73651

Wikipedia: Kiowa County, Oklahoma

National Register of Historic Places for Kiowa County, Oklahoma

Hobart, the seat of Kiowa County, is named for Vice President Garrett A. Hobart.