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Near Fort Towson in Choctaw County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Stand Watie's Surrender

 
 
Stand Watie's Surrender Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Manning, August 25, 2011
1. Stand Watie's Surrender Marker
Inscription. Here at Doaksville, June 23, 1865, Brigadier General Stand Watie, Cherokee Indian, was the last Confederate General to surrender.
 
Erected 1963 by Oklahoma Historical Society.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oklahoma Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 34° 2.092′ N, 95° 16.192′ W. Marker is near Fort Towson, Oklahoma, in Choctaw County. Marker can be reached from Red Road 1.5 miles north of U.S. 70. Click for map. Marker is located in the Doaksville Archeological Park north of the Town of Fort Towson. The quickest way to the marker is to park inside the east side of the Fort Towson Cemetery. Near the east cemetery wall is a set of steps that lead over the wall and into the former Doaksville town site. It is not recommended for the handicaped. It is a longer walk from the "official" gate on the north side of the cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Towson OK 74735, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Doaksville (here, next to this marker); Transportation Crossroads (approx. 0.9 miles away); Fort Towson Landing (approx.
Stand Watie's Surrender Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Manning, August 25, 2011
2. Stand Watie's Surrender Marker
0.9 miles away); Fort Towson (approx. 0.9 miles away); Elliott Academy (approx. 8.8 miles away); Clear Creek Water Mill (approx. 8.8 miles away).
 
Categories. Native AmericansWar, US Civil
 
Stand Watie's Surrender Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Manning, August 25, 2011
3. Stand Watie's Surrender Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 610 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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