Choctaw Agency


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Building completed, and Maj. F. C. Armstrong was first Agent i 1832. Village became known as Skullyville. Choctaw Nation adopted new constitution in convention here, 1857. State Station for the Overland Mail to San Franciso 1858-61. Leading Choctaws here include Tandy Walker, Edmund McCurtain and Thos. D. Ainsworth. 


Directions:

About 1 and 1/2 miles east of Main St. in Spiro, Oklahoma,  on U.S. Highway 271 on south side of road next to Fort Coffee monument.


35.240486, -94.595346
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National Register of Historic Places
Choctaw Agency ** (added 1972 - Site - #72001074)
Also known as Old Skullyville;Walker Station
1 mi. E of Skullyville on SR, Spiro

  • Historic Significance: Event
  • Area of Significance: Native American, Education, Transportation, Politics/Government
  • Period of Significance: 1825-1849, 1850-1874, 1875-1899
  • Owner: Private , Local Gov't
  • Historic Function: Domestic, Government
  • Historic Sub-function: City Hall, Post Office
  • Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
  • Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields

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