Dwight Mission


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Dwight Presbyterian Mission was the first American mission to the Native Americans established west of the Mississippi River.


Directions:

Travel I-40 East, exit at Dwight Mission Road (exit #303 between Vian and Sallisaw). Turn north (left) on Dwight Mission Road. At first stop sign, continue north (straight) for 5 miles to next stop sign. Turn East (right) and travel 2 miles to next stop sign. At intersection, turn North (left) and follow road 1 mile to Dwight Mission; entrance is on East (right) side of road. **


35.54759, -94.85273
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Links: National Register of Historic Places
Dwight Mission ** (added 1973 - Building - #73001570)
3 mi. SW of Marble City, Marble City
  • Historic Significance: Event
  • Area of Significance: Education
  • Period of Significance: 1900-1924
  • Owner: Private
  • Historic Function: Education, Religion
  • Historic Sub-function: Church Related Residence, Church School, Educational Related Housing
  • Current Function: Domestic, Religion
  • Current Sub-function: Camp
* GPS Coordinates from other source
** Directions from www.dwightmission.org

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