Run of '89 West Boundary


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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 188998th Meridian on this site.RUN of 1892


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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.


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Lost my notes on this marker. Will add better instructions later - CL.

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