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

Washington Irving’s Camp

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, May 18, 2018
1. Washington Irving’s Camp Marker
Inscription.  “A Tour on the Prairies” by the great writer, Irving, describes his tour on horseback in Oklahoma with the U.S. Rangers from Fort Gibson. Irving camped on the creek near here, Oct. 12, 1832. Marker sponsored by the Tulsa County Historical Society.
 
Erected 1995 by Oklahoma Historical Society. (Marker Number 220.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicExploration.
 
Location. 35° 57.759′ N, 95° 53.27′ W. Marker is in Bixby, Oklahoma, in Tulsa County. Marker can be reached from Fry Creek Trail (U.S. 64), on the left when traveling north. Marker is located within the Washington Irving Memorial Park and Arboretum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13700 South Memorial Drive, Bixby OK 74008, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Washington Irving (within shouting distance of this marker); Sieling Park (approx. 8.4 miles away); Tulsa Oklahoma World War Memorial (approx. 8.8
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By Tom Bosse, May 18, 2018
2. Washington Irving’s Camp Marker
miles away); The University of Oklahoma Schusterman Learning Center (approx. 9.7 miles away); David L. Boren Boulevard (approx. 9.8 miles away); University of Oklahoma Schusterman Center (approx. 9.9 miles away); Schusterman Center Clinic (approx. 9.9 miles away); Tulsa's First Post Office (approx. 10.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Washington Irving. (Submitted on June 5, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
2. Washington Irving Trail Museum. (Submitted on June 5, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
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By John Wesley Jarvis, 1809
3. Washington Irving
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 8, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 5, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 104 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 5, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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