Oklahoma City in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
Centennial Memorial Plaza of the Oklahomans
18,000BC • Native Americans Occupy Present-Day Oklahoma
1200 AD • Mississippian Culture Peaks At Spiro Mounds
1541 • Coronado First Europeans To Explore Oklahoma
1750s • Osages Push Wichitas & Caddos To Red River
1803 • Louisiana Purchase Includes Most Of Oklahoma
1817-1842 • Eastern Tribes Removed Over “Trail of Tears”
1821 • Santa Fe Trail & Texas Road Cross Oklahoma
1824 • Ft. Gibson First Fort Established In Oklahoma
1865-1885 • Chisholm Trail & Cattle Trails Cross Oklahoma
1869 • Fort Sill Is Established On Medicine Creek
1870 • Coal Mining Started Near City of McAlester
1870 • MK&T Rail Service Begins In Indian Territory
1921 • Broadcasts Of First Radio Stations Go On Air
1926-1937 • Route 66 Built Under National Highway System
1928 • First NY To LA Air Service Transfer At Waynoka
1934 • CCC Builds Parks And Reclaims Land Across OK
1942 • Tinker Air Field Established At Midwest City
1943 • The Play “Oklahoma” First Opens On Broadway
1949 • First Turnpike “Turner Turnpike” Started
1959 • Oklahoma Voters Repeal Alcohol Prohibition
1995 • Bombing Of The Alfred P. Murrah Fed Bldg OKC
2002 • Capitol Dome
Erected 2003 by State of Oklahoma.
Location. 35° 29.486′ N, 97° 30.199′ W. Marker is in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, in Oklahoma County. Marker is at the intersection of NE 21st Street and Lincoln Boulevard, on the right when traveling west on NE 21st Street. Touch for map. Marker rosettes are on the south grounds of the Oklahoma State Capitol. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2300 North Lincoln Boulevard, Oklahoma City OK 73105, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Flags Flown Over Oklahoma (a few steps from this marker); Tribute to Range Riders (a few steps from this marker); As Long As The Waters Flow (a few steps from this marker); George Washington Elm Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); American Elm (within shouting distance of this marker); Oklahoma State Seal (within shouting distance of this marker); Oklahoma City Oil Field (within shouting distance of this marker); Central High School (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oklahoma City.
Also see . . . Centennial Memorial Plaza Groundbreaking (2002). (Submitted on October 10, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 10, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 376 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23. submitted on October 11, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.