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Near Chilocco Indian School in Kay County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

The Cherokee Strip

 
 
The Cherokee Strip Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 24, 2011
1. The Cherokee Strip Marker
Inscription.

To commemorate
the Opening
of
The Cherokee Strip
September 16, 1893

 
Erected by The Ponca City Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 36° 59.901′ N, 97° 2.746′ W. Marker is near Chilocco Indian School, Oklahoma, in Kay County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 77 and State Line Road, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 77. Click for map. Marker is at a roadside pullout along the southbound lanes of US Highway 77, just south of the Kansas-Oklahoma state line. Marker is in this post office area: Newkirk OK 74647, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oklahoma, The Indian State (here, next to this marker); Chilocco Indian School (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Cherokee Strip (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named The Cherokee Strip (approx. 2 miles away in Kansas); Santa Fe Locomotive Engine No. 2542 (approx. 5
The Cherokee Strip Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 24, 2011
2. The Cherokee Strip Marker
miles away in Kansas); Korean War Liberty Tree Memorial (approx. 5 miles away in Kansas); 1996 Olympic Torch Relay (approx. 5 miles away in Kansas); Robert Docking (approx. 5 miles away in Kansas). Click for a list of all markers in Chilocco Indian School.
 
Also see . . .
1. 1893 Cherokee Outlet Opening. (Submitted on October 22, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Map of Cherokee Outlet and Cherokee Strip. (Submitted on October 22, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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The Oklahoma, Cherokee Strip, & Chilocco Indian School Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 24, 2011
3. The Oklahoma, Cherokee Strip, & Chilocco Indian School Markers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 367 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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