Oklahoma Historic Places Database

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Peter Folsom
Reverend Peter Folsom was instrumental in the establishment of the First Choctaw Baptist Church. *
Muriel H. Wright
Muriel Hazel Wright was born in Lehigh Choctaw Nation in 1889. Her grandfather Allen Wright was Chief of the Choctaw Nation 1866-70. During her 47 years with the Oklahoma Historical Society including editor of the "Chronicles of Oklahoma" from 1955 to 1973. Other works include "Oklahoma a Histo ...
Guthrie First Capital of Oklahoma Territory,1890-1907; State 1907-1910. First post office established April 4, 1889,Dennis T. Flynn, P.M. This became largest city in "Old Oklahoma" by the Run, April 22, 1889. Constitutional Convention met here, 1906. Wm. H. Murray Pres. Chas N. Haskell fi ...
Geronimo Grave Marker
Geronimo's Grave Marker, Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Geronimo (June 16, 1829–February 17, 1909) was a prominent Native American leader of the Chiricahua Apache who long warred against the encroachment of the United States on tribal lands. He died of pneumonia at Fort Sill in 1909.
Old Buffalo
Early town in this vicinity. First post office established March 18, 1888; Postmaster Andrew Henderson. The area was No-Mans-Land, organized as "Seventh County" of Oklahoma Ty., May, 1890. U.S. land office was located at Buffalo for a time. Church and school, dances and socials drew crowds from ...
Shawnee Mission
Established in 1871 - The Society of Friends opened this mission for the Absentee Shawnee, this Christian work continuing 53 years among all Indian tribes living near here. The first log house was replaced by the present church building at the same site, 1885, now a museum owned and kept by Pot ...

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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.

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

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