- Chouteau's Post
Oldest permanent American settlement in state. Grew out of Chaouteau's furn trade at St. Louis, with Osages after they settled in this region in 1802 from Missouri. Improvements here in 1817 became residence of Col. A. P. Chouteau, West Point grad., noted in western U.S. official life and for many posts in Indian trade.
Mayes county #french #indian #osage #school #settlement #trade
- Claremore Mound
Site of battle of "Strawberry Moon" 1817, when Chief Clermont's Osage village was wiped out by Cherokees. This Osage band from Missouri had settled near the mound at insistence of fur traders of St. Louis. Osages became the wealthiest Indians in Oklahoma by discovery of oil 100 yrs. later on reservation 2 miles west of mound. Oklahoma Historical Society 169-1995
Rogers county #cherokee #indians #osage #settlement
First settlement by Choctaws after arrival from Mississippi over "Trail of Tears" 1832. Bethabara Mission established here by missionary Loring S. Williams who was postmaster when Eagle Town post office opened July 1, 1834. Court ground for Eagle County, Choctaw Nation, here 1850 - 1906. Named changed to Eagletown December 16, 1892. Rev. Cyrus Byington established Stockbridge Mission east of river in 1835 and there produced monumental Choctaw grammar and dictionary giving Choctaws written language. Iyanubbi Female Seminary near ...
McCurtain county #choctaw #settlement
- Sac & Fox Agency
Sac & Fox Agency. 4 mi. South. Established 1869 on reservation of Sac and Fox Indians who where moved here from Kansas. Reservation lands allotted tribal members and surplus opened to White settlement in 1891. Noted members of the tribe include Chief Moses Keokuk. Dr. William Jones, anthropologist, and Jim Thorpe, internationally known athlete.
Lincoln county #agency #indian #sac&fox #settlement
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