Steen's Buttes


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Steen's Buttes

About 5 miles Southwest. Natural mounds see by early exploring parties here were named for Major Enoch Steen, of First Dragoon Regt., Nov.,1858 survey by Edward F. Beale, easter most of these mounds was called "Rock Mary"


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Location of Marker: On U.S. Highway 66, west of the junction with U.S. Highway 281, Caddo county

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From Chronicles of Oklahoma Vol 38 Page 210 (1960)

http://digital.library.okstate.edu/Chronicles/v038/v038p202.pdf

STEEN'S BUTTES: About 5 miles Southwest. Natural Mounds seen by early exploring parties here were named for Major Enoch 
Steen, of First Uragoon Hegt,, commanding an escort on road sur- vey to California, Xov., 1858, by Edward F. Beale directing the 
survey. "Rock Mary," easternmost of these mounds was named by 
Capt. Marcy's train of "gold seekers" to Calif., 1849. 
Location of marker: On new U. S. Highway 66, at best turn-off 
going south (or as near as possible to location of or at junction of 
U. S. 66 with State Highway 8 to Hinton, Caddo County. 
( Special Fund, Committee on Historical Sites, Oklahoma Historical 
Satiety.)

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