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Near Claremore in Rogers County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Claremore Mound

 
 
Claremore Mound Marker image. Click for full size.
By Eric Hanson, March 19, 2011
1. Claremore Mound Marker
Inscription. Site of battle in "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.
 
Erected by Oklahoma Historical Society. (Marker Number 169-1995.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oklahoma Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 22.919′ N, 95° 37.972′ W. Marker is near Claremore, Oklahoma, in Rogers County. Marker is on State Highway 88 0 miles north of East Canyon Oaks Road, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. From US66 in Claremore, Ok. West on Will Rogers Blvd./Hwy 88 for 5.4 miles. Marker is in this post office area: Claremore OK 74017, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Howdy Folks (approx. 4.2 miles away); Will Rogers Memorial (approx. 4.2 miles away); Will Rogers (approx. 4.2 miles away); Oklahoma Military Academy War Memorial (approx. 4.3 miles away);
Claremore Mound Marker image. Click for full size.
By Eric Hanson, March 19, 2011
2. Claremore Mound Marker
Oklahoma Military Academy Killed in Action Memorial (approx. 4.3 miles away); George Washington (approx. 4.3 miles away); a different marker also named Will Rogers (approx. 4.8 miles away); US Army M-41 "Walker Bulldog" Light Tank (approx. 4.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Claremore.
 
More about this marker. Unfortunately, the view of what I believe to be the mound is mostly obscured by residential structures West of the marker.
 
Also see . . .  Battle of Claremore Mound - Wikipedia. (Submitted on March 20, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Native Americans
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Eric Hanson of Verdigris, Oklahoma. This page has been viewed 1,427 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Eric Hanson of Verdigris, Oklahoma. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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