Oklahoma Historic Places Database


Battle of Chustenahlah

This site 3.5 miles N.W. is where Col Jas. McIntosh, 2nd Ark. Mtd. Rifles, routed loyal Union Indian forces, Dec. 26, 1861. The battle opened with fire fro the Indian line on Patriot's Hill, 2 mi S.W. The loyal Union Indians finally fle ...

CCC - Osage Mountain

Civilian conservation corps and Osage Hills State Park Pawhuska - Bartlesville Oklahoma This park was created between 1936 and 1939 by members of the civilian conservation corps company 895. The 830 acre park is unique as well as bea ...

Chief NE-KAH-WAH-SHE-TUN-KAH

Chief NE-KAH-WAH-SHE-TUN-KAH Born in Osage CO. 1839 Died Aug. 3, 1923 He was Governor of the Osages four times and a member of the Council seven times His sole aim in life was the welfare of his people Note: Chief Ne- ...

Fred Drummond Home

The Drummond Home in Hominy is a three-story Victorian home built by turn-of-the-century business leader and cattleman/rancher Frederick Drummond and his wife Adeline Gentner. The sandstone home was completed in 1905 and has been restor ...

James Bigheart

The Osage Chief grave here 1909 when the Osages came to live in Indian Ter. after the Civil War. Bigheart became chief and led in organizing the Osage nation under a written constitution. He had a trading post at Bigheart, now Barnsdall ...

Million Dollar Elm

The discovery of "black gold" in Oklahoma precipitated one of the greatest rushes in the history of the West. One of the most famous oil discoveries took place on the Osage Reservation in the northeastern portion of Oklahoma. The minera ...

Oil in the Osage Indian Nation and the Million Dollar Elm

Symbolic of the impact oil had on the people of the Osage Indian Nation is the so-called "Million Dollar Elm." It was given this name because in its shade millions of dollars worth of Osage oil leases were auctioned. It was planted at t ...

Osage Agency

The Osage agency was established in 1872 to oversee the federal government's relationship with the Osage. Congress allowed the Osage to retain ownership of minerals in their reservation lands. When oil was discovered in the area, the al ...

Osage Chief Fred Lookout

Fred Lookout was the last hereditary chief of the Osage. After being educated in the East, he returned to the Osage Nation in 1884. He served as the leader of his people longer than anyone. He died in 1949 at the age of ninety-eight. Hi ...

Osage County Museum

The vivid history of the Osage Nation and the surrounding region is recorded in this museum. It preserves intact the heritage of the only Indian reservation to be included within the boundaries of Oklahoma.

Osage Hills

First settled by the Osage Indians in 1796, the area is now part of the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve, a protected remnant of the original North American prairie, a 500-mile wide stretch of land in the central part of the United States tha ...

Osage Hills State Park

The Osage Hills State Park, built by Civilian Conservation Corps Company 895 from 1936 to 1939, is centrally located in the lush, rolling hills and a densely wooded canyon between Pawhuska and Bartlesville.

St. Johns School / Osage Indian Boys

St. John's school for Osage indian boys 1888-1913 8 mi n. Est. October 1888 along Hominy Creek by St. Katharine Drexel and the bureau of catholic indian missions, after repeated requests by Osage tribe for a catholic school. Original lo ...

St. Louis School for Osage Indian Girls

ST. LOUIS SCHOOL FOR OSAGE INDIAN GIRLS 1887 - 1949 One-half Mi SW. Est. 1887 by St. Katharine Drexel and Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions, Washington, D.C. Original frame structure located near Main and Palmer burned in 1889, repl ...

The Battle of Wooster Mound

Near this site on August 8, 1903, U.S. Deputy Marshal Wiley G. Haines, Chief of Osage Indian Police Warren Bennett, and Constable Henry Majors ended the career of the notorious outlaw gang known as the Martin brothers. The outlaws were ...

W. C. Rogers / Skiatook

Skiatook began as many communities did in rural America around the turn of the century -- it started in 1872 as a general store or trading post owned by W. C. Rogers, who was elected last principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation in 1903. ...

White Hair Memorial

The White Hair Memorial Learning Resource Center is located in the 1920s-era home of Lillie Morrell Burkhart, an Osage Indian and descendant of Chief Pawhuska (White Hair). A repository for Osage artifacts and documents, the collections ...

Wynona

Post office was established in 1903 in Wynona, a Sioux word meaning "first-born daughter."

Osage County

Osage County, Oklahoma

County Seat: Pawhuska, OK 74056

Wikipedia: Osage County, Oklahoma

National Register of Historic Places for Osage County, Oklahoma

Osage County has the same boundaries as the Osage Indian Reservation, it is the home of the federally recognized Osage Nation.