|Oklahoma (Lincoln County), Stroud — Murrah Federal Building Bombing — Oklahoma Remembers!|
The Redbud is the state tree of Oklahoma. The Redbud trees located here and at other locations along the Turnpike have been placed in memory of the innocent victims of the April 19, 1995, bombing of the Murrah Building in Oklahoma City.
[Roll of Victims] — Map (db m59945) HM|
|Oklahoma (Lincoln County), Stroud — Rock Cafe — Route 66 Roadside Attraction|
| National Register of Historic Places, established in 1939. Built with rock unearthed during the paving of Route 66. — Map (db m41862) HM|
|Oklahoma (Lincoln County), Stroud — Sac & Fox Agency — 4 mi. South|
| Established 1869 on reservation of Sac and Fox Indians who were moved here from Kansas. Reservation land allotted tribal members and surplus opened to White settlement in 1891. Noted members of the tribe include Chief Moses Keokuk, Dr. William Jones, anthropologist, and Jim Thorpe, internationally known athlete. — Map (db m41860) HM|
|Oklahoma (Lincoln County), Stroud — Stroud Area Veterans Monument|
| "In the shadow of liberty there are many benefits and freedoms for us all. But, they are protected at a cost of great personal tragedy."
In Honor of Those Who
Served the United States of
America in War and Peace.
Since the first men left the Stroud area in 1898 to defend their country, until the present day, our people have been proud of the 1300 young men and women who have served in the Armed Forces. This land is a better place because of the sacrifices they made.
"Not in Vain" . . . — Map (db m41885) HM|
|Oklahoma (Lincoln County), Stroud — Trooper Kenneth "Kenny" Osborn — July 7, 1947 - July 13, 1978 — In Memory Of|
Oklahoma Highway Patrol
Trooper Osborn was killed on July 13, 1978 after stopping to investigate an abandoned vehicle on the Turner Turnpike. He was struck and killed by an out-of-control semi-trailer rig loaded with steel. — Map (db m59940) HM|
|Oklahoma (Lincoln County), Stroud — Trooper Larry Crabtree — Dec. 3, 1943 - Apr. 4, 1977 — In Memory Of|
Oklahoma Highway Patrol
Trooper Crabtee was killed on April 4, 1977 by a single shotgun blast fired by a sixteen year-old driver at Mile Fifty Eight. Trooper Crabtee had stopped the driver for illegally entering the Turner Turnpike. — Map (db m59942) HM|
|Oklahoma (Lincoln County), Stroud — Turner Turnpike|
December 20, 1950
Opened to Traffic
May 16, 1953 — Map (db m59943) HM|
|Oklahoma (Lincoln County), Stroud — William Alfred Mensch Building — 1922 — Historic US Route 66|
| has been placed on the
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior — Map (db m41792) HM|