This famous Creek poet and journalist's life prematurely ended when he drowned in the North Canadian River near Eufaula on May 27, 1908. Posey was the editor of newspapers, a member of the Dawes Commission, and widely known for his poems such as *Ode to Sequoyah*.
Located SH9, 8 mi. W of Eufaula, in Posey Park in Eufaula, Oklahoma. *