Run of '89 West Boundary
At the opening of "Old Oklahoma" April 22, 1889, this was the west line for the Run starting at 12 O'clock noon. Prairies and hills in the 2,000,000 acre tract, east were peopled by tens of thousands of homes where planted and tent cities sprang up before nightfall. Marker stone on ground near marker: RUN of 1889 98th Meridian on this site. RUN of 1892
On the grounds of the Canadian County Historical Society, El Reno, Oklahoma * location of Hertiage Park 300 South Grand Avenue at West Wade Street. Description The Canadian County Historical Museum is housed in the restored Rock Island Depot. The grounds have the first Red Cross canteen in the nation, an 1892 hotel, early jail, and a caboose.
- OKGenWeb: 1889 April 22. Oklahoma Territory's First Land Run
- El Reno Convention & Visitors Bureau
- El Reno Chamber of Commerce
Lost my notes on this marker. Will add better instructions later - CL.