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1890 - 1st Governor of Oklahoma Territory
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On this day George Washington Steele was inaugurated in Guthrie as Oklahoma Territory's first governor. He was appointed by US President Benjamin Harrison. more...
Thursday, May 22, 1890
Oklahoma's State Beverage is Milk
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St. Johns School / Osage Indian Boys
St. John's school for Osage indian boys 1888-1913 8 mi n. Est. October 1888 along Hominy Creek by St. Katharine Drexel and the bureau of catholic indian missions, after repeated requests by Osage tribe for a catholic school. Original log compound replaced by four-story stone building in 1893. Operated by franciscan sisters (1888-1907) and christian brothers (1907-1913). Sponsored by the Osage Tribal Council, Oklahoma Historical Society 240-2000Located in Osage County
Wardville is a small unincorporated community in northern Atoka County, Oklahoma, United States, along State Highway 131 14 miles northeast of Coalgate, Oklahoma. The post office was established February 6, 1902 under the name Herbert, Oklahoma. The town was named after Herbert Ward, who was the youngest son of the towns first postmaster, Henry Pleasant Ward. The name of the town was changed to Wardville on July 18, 1907. Wardville was named for the before mentioned Henry Pleasant Ward, who served in the territorial House of Representatives and Senate and was an Atoka County judge. The Wardville Post Office opened Feb. 6, 1902 and closed Dec. 19, 2009.
Located in Atoka County
Sprio community cemetery.
Located in LeFlore County