- Boise City Bombed
Boise City Bombed July 5, 1943. Still Booming July 5, 1993. Placed by Boise City area Chamber of Commerce and Cimarron County Historical Society.
Cimarron county #bomb #event #wwii
- Boundary Line 1889 & 1893
On April 22, 1889, the Run for land south in Old Oklahoma began on this line by Proclamation of Pres. Benj. Harrison. Also, on Sept. 16, 1893, the Run for land north in the Cherokee Outlet began on this line, and by Proclamation of Pres. Cleveland. At Booth No. 1, site 3/4 mi. east, thousands registered for the Run in 1893
Payne county #event #landrun
- Cherokee Strip
Cherokee Strip Opened by Run, Sept. 16, 1983. On line here, 15,000 waited for carbine signal fired by cavalryman at High Noon, Lt. C. A. Hedekin, commanding Troop A., U.S. Cav. Race from land started from post on knoll half mile west, by wagon, buggy, bicycle, horse and train. In 60 by 90 mile area, every acre occupied by nightfall. The first settlers reached Enid from here.
Garfield county #event #landrun
- First Oil Well in Tulsa County
First oil well in Tulsa County, completed on June 25, 1901 .4 mi west by Drs. J.C.W. Bland and Fred S. Clinton. This well brought first nation wide publicity and oil boom to Indian Ter. rapid industrial development made Tulsa "Oil Capital of the World."
Tulsa county #event #oil #petroleum #well
- First State Capitol - Guthrie
This building was the State Capitol when the State Seal was stolen from here and taken to Okla City on the night of June 11, 1910. Thus moving the site of the State Capital. The first university of Oklahoma was located here in 1892, it operated as such for two years. Erected by Fogarty Jr. High Oklahoma History Class 1954-55
Logan county #capital #event #seal #state
- Run of '89 - North Boundary
Run Of '89 North Boundary At the opening of "Old Oklahoma," April 22, 1889, this was the north line for the Run starting at 12 o'clock noon. Prairies and hills in the 2,000,000 acre tract, south, were peopled by tens of thousands, homes were planted and tent cities sprang up before nightfall.
Garfield county #89 #event #landrun
- State Seal Stolen
State Seal Stolen This building was the State Capital when the State Seal was stolen from here and taken to Okla City on the night of June 11, 1910. Thus moving the site of the State Capital. The first university of Oklahoma was located here in 1892, it operated as such for two years. Erected by Fogarty Jr. High Oklahoma History Class 1954-55
Logan county #capitol #event #seal #state
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