Oklahoma Historic Places Database

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Alexander Posey
Birthplace: 2½ miles N.E., 1873. Creek Poet: "Dew and the Bird," "Ode to Sequoyah," and other poems. Columnist: famous "Fus Fixico" letters. Editor, "Muskogee Times" and Eufaula 'Indian Journal." Supt. of Creek Orphan School; in charge of Creek enrollment, Dawes Commission. Member of House of ...
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North Fork Town
About 1.5 mi. East. Important center on Texas Road in Creek Nation, from 1836. Post office established as Micco, 1853. Albert Pike secured treaties for Confederate States, signed here, 1861, by Choctaw, Chickasaw, and Creek Nations. Asbury School approved by Creek Council and supervised by Me ...
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Rentiesville
This is one of thirteen All-Black towns, out of more than fifty that once existed, remaining in Oklahoma. While Tullahassee is reportedly the oldest, most were established between 1889 and 1907 as blacks sought security and control of their own destiny in a segregated world. Most of the towns b ...
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Honey Springs Battlefield
Six monuments and markers pay tribute to those who fought in the Civil War Battle of Honey Springs on July 17, 1863. Included are Honey Springs Depot, the Texas Confederates, the Indian and Texas troops, Union soldiers, and the First Regiment Kansas Colored Volunteers, one of the first African ...
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Vernon
Vernon, established in March 1912, is named for William T. Vernon, a minister and bishop in the African Methodist Episcopal Church, who also served as registrar of the United States Treasury from 1906 to 1912 under President Theodore Roosevelt and William Taft.
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Black Beaver
Grave near Anadarko. Famous Delaware India, Interpreter for U.S. Dragoon Expedition to Plains Indians, S. W. Okla., 1834. Capt., Indian scouts. U.S. Army in Mexican War. Guide to Far West for many expeditions including Capt. Marcy's escort to emigrants in Gold Rush to California. 1849; and for ...

A work in progress ...

This database is provided to help you explore the great state of Oklahoma.

The Oklahoma Historic Places Database is an on going project started on May 19, 2005. The information provided here was entered in by volunteers who visited or did research about each location. Some historic places may not have any information yet or even be listed. Though we strive for accuracy, some information could be incorrect.

The Oklahoma Historical Society provided a list of all the historic markers in Oklahoma. However at the time we started this project this list only contained the name of the marker and which county it was in. We used this list (as of February 16, 2005) to seed the Oklahoma Historic Places Database.

Multiple sources including various books, internet web sites, and museum visits provide the information used to build the Oklahoma Historic Places Database.

Unless otherwised noted, information and images provided here are under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Exploring Oklahoma History is a labor of love for the great state of Oklahoma.

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