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

Land Office

 
 
Land Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 22, 2019
1. Land Office Marker
Inscription.  This stone marks the site of the U. S. Land Office where each of 20,000 persons making the "Historic Run of 1889" had to appear in person and file his claim. This also is the site of the first post office in old Oklahoma.
 
Erected by Fogarty Jr. High Oklahoma History Classes 1954-55.
 
Location. 35° 52.673′ N, 97° 25.603′ W. Marker is in Guthrie, Oklahoma, in Logan County. Marker is at the intersection of West Oklahoma Avenue and South 1st Street, on the left when traveling west on West Oklahoma Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 West Oklahoma Avenue, Guthrie OK 73044, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Guthrie National Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Post Office (within shouting distance of this marker); First City Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); U. S. Government Land Office (within shouting distance of this marker); De Ford Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bonfils Building
Land Office Marker at the current US Post Office. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 22, 2019
2. Land Office Marker at the current US Post Office.
(about 300 feet away); Victor Building (about 300 feet away); Guthrie City Hall (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guthrie.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia on the Land Rush of 1889. (Submitted on October 26, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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Land Office in Oklahoma (probably the Guthrie Land Office). image. Click for full size.
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3. Land Office in Oklahoma (probably the Guthrie Land Office).
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 26, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 26, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 44 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 26, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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