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Muskogee in Muskogee County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Thomas-Foreman House

 
 
Thomas-Foreman Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Manning, October 5, 2014
1. Thomas-Foreman Home Marker
Inscription. This house was built in 1898 by John R. Thomas, Federal Judge from 1897-1901. As a former congressman from Illinois, his influence was responsible for the increase of the United States Navy from one battleship to that equal other nations of the day. He became known as the Father of the United States Navy. A daughter, Carolyn, married his law partner, Grant Foreman. They became outstanding authorities on Oklahoma history and the Five Civilized Tribes, collaborating on the publication of 27 books and numerous magazine articles. The Foreman's lived the rest of their lives in this house.
 
Erected by Historic Preservation Commission, Muskogee Oklahoma.
 
Location. 35° 45.233′ N, 95° 23.2′ W. Marker is in Muskogee, Oklahoma, in Muskogee County. Marker is at the intersection of W. Okmulgee St. and 15th St., on the left when traveling west on W. Okmulgee St.. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1487 W. Okmulgee St., Muskogee OK 74401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. State's Earliest Oil Refinery (approx. 2 miles away); Fort Davis (approx. 3.7 miles away); Oklahoma's First Baptist Church
Thomas-Foreman House image. Click for full size.
By Michael Manning, October 5, 2014
2. Thomas-Foreman House
(approx. 5.5 miles away); Wigwam Neosho (approx. 5.5 miles away); Chief Pushmataha (approx. 5.5 miles away); Tullahassee Mission (approx. 5.5 miles away); Texas Road (approx. 7.2 miles away).
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 267 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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