Shawnee in Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
Home on the Range
Author's Grave in Fairview Cemetery
Erected 1959 by Oklahoma Historical Society and State Highway Association.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Cemeteries & Burial Sites. In addition, it is included in the Oklahoma Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is May 11, 1911.
Location. 35° 20.577′ N, 96° 54.72′ W. Marker is in Shawnee, Oklahoma, in Pottawatomie County. Marker is on North Harrison Avenue (State Highway 18), on the right when traveling north. Marker is located at Fairview Cemetery, which can be accessed from North Center Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1332 N Harrison Ave, Shawnee OK 74801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured Washington Irving (approx. 1.1 miles away); Louise Funk Fluke (approx. 1.1 miles away).
More about this marker. Marker repeats on both sides.
Also see . . .
1. Brewster Higley on Wikipedia. Higley was an otolaryngologist in Ohio, Indiana and mostly Kansas. (Submitted on April 11, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.)
2. Home on the Range (Wikipedia). History of an American classic song, which was adopted as the state song for Kansas. It has been recorded by Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby and Tori Amos. In addition, the song has been featured in film, television and theater. (Submitted on April 11, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 11, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 106 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 11, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.