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Near New Alluwe in Nowata County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Al-lu-we

 
 
Al-lu-we Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, April 6, 2021
1. Al-lu-we Marker
Inscription.  J.E. Campbell of Winchester, Virginia and his wife, Emma Journeycake Campbell, established a home (1000 feet West) and a store (500 feet West) in January, 1878. Through Mr. Campbell's influence the name, Lightning Creek Post-Office, was changed by an Act of Congress in 1883 to Al-lu-we.

This marker is erected in memory of Indian Territory pioneer days and our beloved parents.
 
Erected 1933 by Roberta Campbell Lawson and Herbert Lockhart Campbell.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1878.
 
Location. 36° 37.296′ N, 95° 29.148′ W. Marker is near New Alluwe, Oklahoma, in Nowata County. Marker is on State Highway 28 south of County Highway E0270, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: OK-28, Chelsea OK 74016, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pryor Creek Bridge (approx. 7 miles away); Oklahoma's First Waterflood (approx. 10.6 miles away); 1928 Route 66 Footrace
Al-lu-we Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, April 6, 2021
2. Al-lu-we Marker
Marker is on a roadside pullout. This is facing south.
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(approx. 13 miles away); Andrew Hartley Payne (approx. 13.7 miles away); Will Rogers Airport (approx. 14.6 miles away); Daugherty Pathway (approx. 14.6 miles away); Clement Vann Rogers (approx. 14.6 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 6, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 119 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 6, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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Dec. 1, 2022