Old Military Trail


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To adventures in the west.

The famous Dragoon Expedition, 1834, Col. Henry Dodge in command, passed near here on the way west to the Wichita village on north fork of Red River. Near here in 1852. Capt. R.B. Marcy, 5th Inf. Met his wagon train for his expedition west, in search of the source of Red River. East of here, 2 mi., was the Chilsholm Trail.

Oklahoma historical society and state high way commission 1958


Directions:

From junction U.S. 81 And U.S. 7, Go east to 13th street (aka Meridian Rd.), turn south, 6 miles. Marker on west side of road. Duncan, Oklahoma, Stephen County.


34.38156, -97.96506
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