“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Salina in Mayes County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)

Chouteau's Post

Chouteau's Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Manning, April 11, 2011
1. Chouteau's Post Marker
Inscription. Oldest permanent American settlement in the state. Grew out of Chouteau's fur trade at St. Louis, with Osages after they settled this region in 1802 from Missouri. Improvements here in 1817 became residence of Col. A.P. Chouteau, West Point grad. Noted in western U.S. Official life and for many posts in Indian trade.
Erected 1995 by Oklahoma Historical Society. (Marker Number 158.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oklahoma Historical Society marker series.
Location. 36° 17.561′ N, 95° 8.923′ W. Marker is in Salina, Oklahoma, in Mayes County. Marker is at the intersection of East Ferry Street (Oklahoma Route 20) and South Saltwell Street, on the right when traveling east on East Ferry Street. Click for map. Located in the parking lot on the southwest corner of the intersection. Marker is at or near this postal address: 203 South Saltwell Street, Salina OK 74365, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Locust Grove (approx. 6.5 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 9.4 miles away); Nathaniel Hale Pryor (approx. 9.4 miles away); First Kansas Colored Volunteer Infantry (approx. 13.7 miles away); Confederate Soldiers (approx. 13.7 miles away); Cabin Creek Battlefield (approx. 15.3 miles away).
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 344 times since then and 79 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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