Near Whitesboro in Le Flore County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
Old Lenox Mission
Dr. Simon L. Hobbs
Opened Oct. 1853
with 48 pupils
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Science & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1853.
Location. 34° 42.125′ N, 94° 54.275′ W. Marker is near Whitesboro, Oklahoma, in Le Flore County. Marker is on State Highway 63, one mile west of County Highway 4580, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Talihina OK 74571, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Choctaw Nation (approx. 5.4 miles away); On a Clear Day (approx. 5.4 miles away); B-29 Crash Near Talihina (approx. 8.9 miles away).
More about this marker. The old cemetery for the mission is out past the marker. Dr. Hobbs and wife are buried there.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 19, 2020, by Jason Armstrong of Talihina, OKlahoma. This page has been viewed 72 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 19, 2020, by Jason Armstrong of Talihina, OKlahoma. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.