Last Boomer Town

About 3/4 mi. east. Here 300 armed "boomers" made their last stand for settlement of the Oklahoma country, led by Wm. L. Couch, and surrendered to U.S. Cavalary troops commanded by Col. E. Hatch, Jan. 26, 1885. On this site the "boomers" had built log cabins and dugouts for their town of Stillwater founded by them Dec. 12, 1884.
1506 S. Main St. across the street from Fire Station No. 1 in Stillwater, Oklahoma.
Exploring Oklahoma History
Exploring Oklahoma History
Exploring Oklahoma History
Boomer - A nickname and organization of advocates for the opening of the Oklahoma Territory for settlement.

Links: * Directions and description from Mark of Heritage, by Muriel H. Wright