Washington Irving's Camp

Washington Irving's Camp

Near here, 1832. Washington Irving hunted wild horses, an exciting event described in his book on his Oklahoma tour as "Ringing the Wild Horse." In party were H.L. Ellsworth, U. S. Comm., Chas. J. Latrobe, Engish writer, and Swiss Count. Albert de Portales

Oklahom Historical Society and State Highway Commission 1949

Small Marker: The Washington Iriving , Party and a
Troop of U. S. Rangers
Encamped on this spot, Oct 24, 1832
Erected by the Arcadia Public School
and
Oklahoma City DAR
Located on Route 66, East of Arcadia, Ok , about 1/2 miles from Round Barn, marker on right side of road
Exploring Oklahoma History
Exploring Oklahoma History