Oklahoma Historic Places Database


1957 Plymouth Belvedere Time Capsule

Golden Jubilee, Inc. Time Capsule With 1967 Plymouth Sealed June 15, 1957 To Be Opened in 2007 By the Centennial Committee Tablet by courtesy of Earle Davenport, Tulsa, Okla.(Note! Time Capsule to be unearthed on June 15, 2007)

Battle of Chusto-Talasah

This battle site is 9 miles N.E. S.E at the "Caving Banks" beind on Bird Creek. Here Dec. 9 1861- Opothleyohola's Union indians forced the retreat of Col. D.H. Cooper's Confederate troops. Marker sponsored by the TUlsa County Historica ...

Creek Council Oak

The Muscogee (Creek) people are descendants of a culture that, before 1500 A.D. spanned the region known today as the Southeastern United States. In the early 19th century, the United States Indian policy forced the Muscogee and other ...

First Gas Processing Plant West of the Mississippi

The beginning of Oklahoma's famous oil boom brought the need for processing facilities located near the source of the raw material. Kiefer, Oklahoma, the closest unloading point on the Frisco Railroad to the newly opened oil fields, was ...

First Hospital Tulsa County.

The site is two blocks north. Tulsa's first chartered Hospital and Training School for Nurses was organized on November 20, 1906. It was headed by Fred S. Clinton, M.D., president; C.L. Reeder, M.D., secretary; C.Z. Wiley, M.D., treasur ...

First Oil Well in Tulsa County

First oil well in Tulsa County, completed on June 25, 1901 .4 mi west by Drs. J.C.W. Bland and Fred S. Clinton. This well brought first nation wide publicity and oil boom to Indian Ter. rapid industrial development made Tulsa "Oil Capit ...

Fort Arbuckle

The site of Fort Arbuckle is less than one mile north. One of the two US military posts on the western frontier of the Creek Nation, this "first" Fort Arbuckle in Indian Territory was built in 1834 by troops of the 7th Infantry with Maj ...

Glenn Pool World Greatest Oil

Glenn Pool opened on November 22, 1905. About one-half mile northwest of this point, Robert Galbreath and Frank Chesley brought in the Ida E. Glenn No. 1 Oil Well. This began the great growth of the oil industry in the city of Tulsa and ...

Hillside Mission

Reverend John Murdock established the Hillside Mission school in 1882 under the auspices of the Society of Friends. A nearby cemetery contains the grave of William C. Rogers, the last elected principal chief of the Cherokees prior to st ...

Hillside Mission

Established by Rev. John Murdock, under auspices of Friends Society, 1882. This noted school was attended by both Indian and white children. In this vicinity, was home of Wm. C. Rogers, last elected principle chief of Cherokee Nation, 1 ...

International Petroleum Exposition

The huge Golden Driller honors the founding of the international showcase of the oil industry. During Tulsa's heyday as "Oil capital of the world," the annual exposition drew oil field exhibitors from around the world.

Pleasant Porter

The home and grave near here are of the noted Creek leader, Pleasant Porter (1840–1907). Lt. Creek Reg. Mtd. Vols., Confederate Army; Porter was superintendent of schools in the Creek Nation, 1871; Captain of the lighthorsemen in the "G ...

Twin Mounds Pioneer Cemetery

Twin Mounds Community and Twin Mounds Cemetery First called Posey, town dated to 1880s and then was renamed for notesd landmark. Citizens moved to Mounds in 1903 when R.R. bypassed town. 1905 discovery of oil nearby on Glenn farm led t ...

Washington Irving's Camp

Washington Irving traveled through Tulsa County in 1832 during his tour of the prairies.

Weer

WEER Established by John E. Weer in 1885-87. A post office, 1894-1906, three general stores, a school, two doctors, a drug store and nearly 100 residents made up the early village. Weer was postmaster and farmed. He ran a saw ...

Tulsa County

Tulsa County, Oklahoma

County Seat: Tulsa, OK 74103

Wikipedia: Tulsa County, Oklahoma

National Register of Historic Places for Tulsa County, Oklahoma

Tulsa County was named after the previously-established city of Tulsa.