- Booth No. One
Placed on the south boundary of the Cherokee Outlet, this both registered thousands of hopeful homesteaders for the opening of the area to settlement on September 16, 1893.
Payne county #homestead #landrun
- 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
- Buffalo Springs
Buffalo Springs On the Old Chisholm Trail, 1/3 mi. west. From this noted watering place came the name of "Bison," 1 mi. so., "Buffalo Springs" was the camp site of Pat Hennessey and his men just before the were massacred, 7 mi. so., July 4, 1874. Next day, a war band of Indians was stood off by ranchmen at the Springs. Crowds here made the Oklahoma "Run," April 22, 1889.
Garfield county #cattle #landrun #trail
- 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
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 first Gov. of State inaugurated here Nov. 16, 1907.*
Logan county #capital #landrun #oklahoma territory
Lacey Serving as Post Office from 1890 to 1909. The Town was named for John. F. Lacey from Iowa who served as a member of the congressional committee on Indian Affairs and Chairman of the Committee on public lands which opened Oklahoma Territory to homesteaders in 1889. Oklahoma Historical Society
Kingfisher county #landrun #post office
- Reno City, Oklahoma Territory
Reno City, O.T. Reno City was founded on the day of the first run April 22, 1889. Having been platted beforehand. It was situated just east of the boundary line the ninety eighth meridian and 3 miles east of the C and A Indian Agency at Darling, O.T. The town flourished at first with several stores, saloons , undertaking parlor, school, churches, several newspapers,professional people and numerous residences. The early population was estimated at 1500. Two railroads staked lines through Reno City, but the Rock Island, instead ...
Canadian county #ghost town #landrun #pioneer #railroad
- 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
- Run of '89 West Boundary
At the opening of "Old Oklahoma" April 22, 1889, this was the west line for the Run starting at 12 O'clock noon. Prairies and hills in the 2,000,000 acre tract, east were peopled by tens of thousands of homes where planted and tent cities sprang up before nightfall. Marker stone on ground near marker: RUN of 1889 98th Meridian on this site. RUN of 1892
Canadian county #geography #landrun
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