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

Run of ‘89 East Boundary

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Run of '89 East Boundary Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 6, 2015
1. Run of '89 East Boundary Marker
Inscription.

At the opening of "Old Oklahoma" April 22, 1889, this was the East Line for the Run starting at 12 o'clock noon. Prairies and hills in the 2,000,000 acre tract, west, were peopled by tens of thousands, homes were planted and tent cities sprang up before nightfall.
 
Erected 1994 by Oklahoma Historical Society. (Marker Number 56.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oklahoma Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 35° 39.832′ N, 97° 14.901′ W. Marker is in Luther, Oklahoma, in Oklahoma County. Marker is on Danforth Road (State Highway 66) 0.1 miles west of Indian Meridian Road, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at a roadside pulloff about three miles west of Luther. Marker is in this post office area: Luther OK 73054, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.4 miles away); Washington Irving's Camp (approx. 3.9 miles away); a different marker also named Washington Irving's Camp (approx. 3.9 miles away); Tuton's Drugstore (approx. 4.3 miles away); Route 66

Run of '89 East Boundary Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 6, 2015
2. Run of '89 East Boundary Marker
(approx. 4.4 miles away); Beverly and Karl White (approx. 4.4 miles away); Everybody Had One (approx. 4.4 miles away); Frank and Katie Vrana (approx. 4.4 miles away).
 
More about this marker. As of the photo date, the marker is broken and is lying on the ground.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Oklahoma Land Run. (Submitted on May 8, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Land Run of 1889 at Encyclopedia of Oklahoma. (Submitted on May 8, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. The Oklahoma Land Run. (Submitted on May 8, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Run of '89 East Boundary Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 6, 2015
3. Run of '89 East Boundary Marker
Looking southwest
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 215 times since then and 17 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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