Oklahoma Historic Places Database


Creek Capitol

Erected 1878, Ward Coachman, Principal Chief, Creek Nation organized 1867 under written constitution, and Okmulgee named as capital. Noted Chiefs here included Samuel Checote, Joseph Perryman, Isparhecher, Pleasant Porter. "Okmulge ...

Samuel Checote

This noted Creek leader, b. 1819 Ala., had attended old Asbury Mission before he came to Ind. Ty. He was a Methodist preacher for 32 years till his death, 1884. He served as Lieut. Col., First Reg. Creek Mounted Vols., C.S.A., during th ...

Okmulgee County

Okmulgee County, Oklahoma

County Seat: Okmulgee, OK 74447

Wikipedia: Okmulgee County, Oklahoma

National Register of Historic Places for Okmulgee County, Oklahoma

Okmulgee County's name is derived from the Hitichita (Lower Creek) word okimulgi, meaning "boiling waters".