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

Tulsa's First Post Office

 
 
Tulsa's First Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin Hoch, February 17, 2017
1. Tulsa's First Post Office Marker
Inscription.  522 feet north of this point on March 25, 1879 was established Tulsa's first post office. Known at that time as "Tulsey Town" Creek Nation, Indian Territory, Josiah C. Perryman Post-Master.
 
Erected 1936 by The Oklahoma Society of the Daughters of the American Colonists.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Colonists, and the Postal Mail and Philately series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is March 25, 1879.
 
Location. 36° 6.276′ N, 95° 58.098′ W. Marker is in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in Tulsa County. Marker is on S Troost Ave, on the right when traveling south. Located in the middle of a small park on the corner of S Troost Ave and and E 41st St. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tulsa OK 74105, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Perryman Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Tulsa's First Oil Strike (approx. 2.3 miles away); Sapulpa Road (approx. 2.4 miles
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away); Schusterman Center Clinic (approx. 2.4 miles away); University of Oklahoma Schusterman Center (approx. 2.4 miles away); Not Just a Ball Game (approx. 2˝ miles away); Creek Stickball Park (approx. 2˝ miles away); Mary Veasey Leech (approx. 2˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tulsa.
 
Tulsa's First Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin Hoch, February 17, 2017
2. Tulsa's First Post Office Marker
Marker as seen from benches in front of it, showing statue at the site
Tulsa's First Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin Hoch, February 17, 2017
3. Tulsa's First Post Office Marker
Marker as seen from the road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 3, 2017. It was originally submitted on March 2, 2017, by Kevin Hoch of Waco, Texas. This page has been viewed 901 times since then and 82 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 2, 2017, by Kevin Hoch of Waco, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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