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Near Braman in Kay County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Oklahoma War Chief

 
 
Oklahoma War Chief Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 2, 2016
1. Oklahoma War Chief Marker
Inscription.
First newspaper printed in the
Cherokee Strip, June 14, 1884.
Published at tent town of Rock
Falls, 2.5 miles N.W. of here by
Capt. David L. Payne, leader of
Oklahoma "Boomers". Printing
office was burned and
"Boomers" disbanded by U.S.
Troops, Aug. 1884.


Manufactured by
Willis Granite Products
Granite, Oklahoma

 
Erected 1995 by Oklahoma Historical Society. (Marker Number 33.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oklahoma Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 57.436′ N, 97° 22.448′ W. Marker is near Braman, Oklahoma, in Kay County. Marker is on U.S. 177 north of West Home Road, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Located about 2 miles north of the Interstate 35 interchange with U.S. Highway 177. Marker is in this post office area: Braman OK 74632, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Braman / Braman Business Leaders 1898 — 1930 (approx. 3.2 miles away); The "Real" Cherokee Strip / Hunnewell (approx. 3.6 miles away in Kansas).
 
Also see . . .
Captain David Lewis Payne - "Father of Oklahoma" image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain
2. Captain David Lewis Payne - "Father of Oklahoma"

1. Wikipedia article on David L. Payne. (Submitted on August 8, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. More about the Cherokee Strip land rush. (Submitted on August 8, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
3. The Boomer Movement. (Submitted on August 8, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicNative AmericansNotable PersonsSettlements & Settlers
 
View of Marker looking south towards Braman and I-35. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 2, 2016
3. View of Marker looking south towards Braman and I-35.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 103 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on August 8, 2016.
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