Pleasant Porter


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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 "Green Peach War," 1883; a delegate to Washington; president of the Sequoyah Statehood Convention, 1905; and Principal Chief of the Creek Nation, 1899-1907. His home was near the location of Woalaka Mission founded in 1881.


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On US-64, at village of Leonard, about nine miles east of Bixby, Oklahoma

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* Information from Oklahoma Historical Society

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