Stroud in Lincoln County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
Sac & Fox Agency
4 mi. South
Established 1869 on reservation of Sac and Fox Indians who were moved here from Kansas. Reservation land 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.
Erected 1949 by Oklahoma Historical Society and State Highway Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oklahoma Historical Society marker series.
Location. 35° 44.938′ N, 96° 39.29′ W. Marker is in Stroud, Oklahoma, in Lincoln County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Oklahoma Route 66) and 2nd Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in Ed Smalley Centennial Park along Historic Route 66. Marker is in this post office area: Stroud OK 74079, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stroud Area Veterans Monument (a few steps from this marker); Rock Cafe (within shouting distance of this marker); William Alfred Mensch Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Murrah Federal Building Bombing Trooper Larry Crabtree (approx. 1.9 miles away); Trooper Kenneth "Kenny" Osborn (approx. 1.9 miles away); Turner Turnpike (approx. 1.9 miles away); Davenport's Historic Broadway Avenue (approx. 6.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Stroud.
Also see . . . Sac & Fox Nation. (Submitted on April 20, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
Categories. • Native Americans •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 572 times since then and 93 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.