Peace On The Plains


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About 5 mi. S.E. Wichita Village in Devil's Canyon was scene of 1st meeting between the U.S. and Plains Indians in Oklahoma to promote peace, July 21, 1834. U.S. Dragoon Regiment under command of Col. Henry Dodge accompanied by other noted officers and civilians including Capts. David Hunter and Nathan Boon; 1st Lt. Jefferson Davis, Ex-Gov. Montfort Stokes, N.C. and George Catlin, Artist.


Directions:

Junction of U.S. Highway 283 and State Highway 44, southwest of Quartz Mountain State Park.


34.85652, -99.33071
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