Near Chilocco Indian School in Kay County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
The Cherokee Strip
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 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 Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. Map of Cherokee Outlet and Cherokee Strip. (Submitted on October 22, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
Categories. • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Native Americans • Politics • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 342 times since then and 72 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.