- Britton School/Science Hill
Britton School/Science Hill Established in 1911 and known as Science Hill. The school house was located one half mile east of this memorial. Later the name was chaged to Britton School in honor of the pioneer family, the church located at the same site served as a Grade School. First school enumeration done in June 1912 reported 18 families in the district designated as #108 of the Gracemont School System. Oscar E Bare was School Clerk. Britton one of the oldest schools in this area when it was ...
Caddo county #memorial #school
- Chisholm Trail Crossing and Ted A. Gilbert Memorial
1st Marker: Chisholm Trail Crossing At this point you are crossing Old Chisholm Trail over which the great cattle herds were driven from Texas to Kansas. From 1867 to 1889. This marker erected by the Kiwanis club of Duncan, Oklahoma 1936. Reconstructed in 1986. Logo: Kiwanis International 2nd Marker: Ted A. Gilbert Memorial Ted A. Gilbert 1902 - 1988 This marker was first constructed in 1936 under the leadership and is now dedicated to his memory, in addition to serving as President of the Club in 1936. He was a Legion ...
Stephens county #chisholm-trail #memorial
- Cimarron Cowboys Monument
A fifteen foot long red granite monument was erected by the people of Freedom to commemorate the old cowhands who helped to settle the Cherokee Strip. It is inscribed with the names of persons who made their contribution before, as well as after this rugged grazing country was opened to homesteaders. Maps and drawings of the region are chiseled in the stone which portray the early day cowboy and the environment in which he worked and loved so well.*
Woods county #cattle #cowboy #memorial
- Dorothy Jean Orton
Dorthy Jane Orton was the primer mover in urging the restoration of old Fort Towson due to her untiring efforts. Her home community and the entire state became aware of the importance of preserving Fort Towson as a part of Oklahoma's Historic Heritage. She was born on January 7, 1915, at Fort Townson. She graduated from high school there and attended Southeaster State College. Dorothy Orton was the first Oklahoma woman to enlist in the Women's Army Corps for World War II after two and one-half years in the army. She was discharged ...
Choctaw county #army #memorial #women
- Heartland Memorial Tree Grove
Heartland Memorial Tree Grove At 9:02 a.m. Wednesday, April 19, 1995 the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City was destroyed in and explosion which killed 168 people, including 19 children. This Memorial is dedicated to seven members of our agriculture family, U.S. Department of Agriculture employees, who perished there. The grove of trees is planted in the shape of a heart. The universal symbol of love. The trees thank the people around the world who shared our pain and responded with love. Native ...
Oklahoma county #agriculture #memorial #murrah bombing
- In Memory of those who perished in the Babbs Fire
In Memory of those who perished in the Babbs Fire On Dec. 24, 1924 At a Christmas tree celebration Thirty six persons lost their Lives
Kiowa county #christmas #fire victims #memorial #school #tombstone
- Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum
A memorial and museum dedicated to educating visitors about the April 19, 1995, bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City.
Oklahoma county #memorial #museum #okc bombing
- Pioneer Miner Memorial
Pioneer Miner He may have been killed, or suffered permanent injury, or black lung in his hazardous occupation. It was by his labor that the early day economy of this area was built. He left with us and ethnic and cultural mix that has enriched us all. Photo and text Courtesy of Loretta and Charles Donaghe
Pittsburg county #coal miners #memorial #statue
- Sac & Fox Veterans Memorial
Dedicated in the Memory of Our Warriors Past, Present, & Future
Lincoln county #indian #memorial #sac&fox #veterans
- Sheriff W.A. (Wal) Williams
Erected In Honor Of The Services Of All Peace Officers And Dedicated To The Memory Of Sheriff W.A. (Wal) Williams 1869 -- 1930 Who Gave His Life In The Courageous Performance Of His Duty. May 13,1930
Stephens county #memorial #peace officers
- Site of Babbs Switch Tragic School Fire
Site of Babbs Switch Tragic School Fire On Dec. 24, 1924 35 people lost their lives while attending a Christmas party in a one room frame school house. The fire was started by a candle on a Christmas tree. A school building was built here in memorial and a model to point the way to safer county schools the nation over. The school was discontinued in 1943. Was dismantled and sold. In Memory of W. T. Curtis, Mrs. W. T, Curtis, Edna Curtis, Francis Curtis, T. C. Coffey, Mrs. T. C. Coffey, Maudie Coffey, Orley Coffey, Dow ...
Kiowa county #memorial #school
- Snyder Cyclone of 1905
In memory of thirty - four unknown men, women and children who perished in the cyclone of May 10, 1905
Kiowa county #memorial #tornado #weather
- The Battle of Ingalls
The Battle of Ingalls 1893 Pop. 150 On the morning of September 1, 1893 the area around this sign was the scene of one of the fiercest gunfights in the history of the state. Ingalls at the time was the hideout for the Bill Doolin gang. It included Arkansas Tom, Bitter Creek Yocum, and Bill Dalton, a brother of the infamous Daltons who attacked Coffeyville, Kansas. These men in a sense owned the town. Many of the townsfolk were grateful to them because they spent money generously and created much commerce for the growing town. When ...
Payne county #memorial #shootout #us marshals
- Tinker Air Force Base POW/MIA Memorial
POW/MIA Memorial Let every nation knew, whether it wishes us well or ill that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, to assure the survival and the success of liberty.
Oklahoma county #aircraft #memorial #military #museum #pow/mia
- Travis Leon Bench Memorial
In memory of Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper and former Sapulpa police officer Travis Leon Bench. Born Nov. 24, 1955, who was shot and killed in the line of duty on a routien traffic stop at this location on Oct. 5, 1983.
Creek county #highway patrol #memorial #police
- Veteran's Memorial
In 1992, this patriotic memorial to the veteran's of all wars was dedicated on the front lawn of the Adair County Courthouse. "Lest We Forget" those men who made the ultimate sacrifice to ensure the peace and security of their fellow man.
Adair county #memorial #veteran
- Washita School
(First Marker on North side) Site of Washita School (Red Brick) Grades Primary-Twelfth 1923-1955 Gymnsium (Gray Stone) WPA 1939-1996 "Washita Eagles" Sponsored by Washita School Teachers and Students Historical Information Deposited with Oklahoma Historical Society 1997 W H S (Second Marker on South side) Washita, Oklahoma *Took it's name from the Washita River" *"Washita" is from two Choctaw words. "Owa" and "Chita" meaning "Big Hunt" *The Wachita Indian Agency was nearby prior ...
Caddo county #indian agency #memorial #school #town
- Woodward Centennial Park
Combination memorial celebrating the 1987 centennial of Woodward, Oklahoma, honoring Woodward veterans, and honoring the victims of the great Woodward Tornado.
Woodward county #centennial #memorial #tornado #veterans
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