Birthplace of the State of Oklahoma

The Birthplace of the State of Oklahoma
Purcell

The Inter-territory Statehood Convention, the first to advocate single Statehood for Oklahoma and Indian Territories met on September 30, 1893 in Purcell's Methodist Episcopal Church, south at approximately 319 W. Washington, Delegates from both Territories formulated and sent to Congress Resolutions asking for admission to the Union as one State. Thirteen years later such efforts led to Statehood..

Erected by McClain County Historical Society
November 15, 1990
Purcell, Ok. 2nd and Washington Street. Marker on the NE corner of the block on the McClain County Courthouse Lawn.
Exploring Oklahoma History
Exploring Oklahoma History