Irving's Castle


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Writer Washington Irving camped here on October 20, 1832, in his tour of the American prairie. In his description of the campground, Irving wrote, "It reminded me of the ruin of some Moorish castle, crowning a height in the midst of a lonely Spanish landscape." (** Marker Missing)


Directions:

Hwy-33 & Hwy-108 North 5 mi through Ripley, OK , E0660 Rd East 1-1/4, N3430 Rd 1/4 mi, Look to the West Side of the Road on the Hill.*


36.063544, -96.892549
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* Conflicting directions from Oklahoma Historical Society (On Mehan Road northeast of Ripley, Oklahoma)

** Pictures provided by Dennis McGill, reports marker is missing and new directions.

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