Empire of Greer

This region was in land claims of 14 different governments from 1629. Granted Choctaw Indians by U.S. Treaty 1820, in meeting of Chief Pushmataha and Gen. Andrew Jackson, later U.S. President. Organized as Greer CO., Texas, 1860. White settlement began 1880's. After U.S. Supreme Court decision, 1896, became part of Oklahoma.
On U.S. Highway 66 in Texola. Texola is south from I-40 Exit 1. (marker not there, see notes *)
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Exploring Oklahoma History
Exploring Oklahoma History
* BlogOklahoma.us Entry: The Lost Empire of Greer

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Old marker picture from Oklahoma Historical Society.