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

Payne Boomer Campsite

 
 
Payne Boomer Campsite Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, April 10, 2021
1. Payne Boomer Campsite Marker
Inscription.  In April 1884 on the Cedar Springs site, David L. Payne established the Central Boomer Camp among those established from the Deep Fork Creek to the North Canadian. For five years he had led those who sought the opening of the unassigned lands. Their efforts hastened the land opening of 1889.
 
Erected 1976 by University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and Oklahoma Heritage Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1884.
 
Location. 35° 28.794′ N, 97° 29.961′ W. Marker is in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, in Oklahoma County. Marker is on Stanton L Young Boulevard west of North Phillips Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located in Sacred Valley Park, which is on the campus of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 751 Stanton L Young Blvd, Oklahoma City OK 73104, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Service Center Building (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lloyd E. Rader Park (about 600 feet away);
Payne Boomer Campsite Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, April 10, 2021
2. Payne Boomer Campsite Marker
Looking south from Stanton L Young Boulevard. Marker is at Sacred Valley Park.
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The Peggy and Charles Stephenson Oklahoma Cancer Center (about 800 feet away); OU College of Allied Health (approx. 0.2 miles away); OU College of Public Health (approx. ¼ mile away); The Robert M. Bird Library and OU Graduate College (approx. 0.3 miles away); Stanton L. Young Walk (approx. 0.3 miles away); OU College of Pharmacy (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oklahoma City.
 
Payne Boomer Campsite Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, April 10, 2021
3. Payne Boomer Campsite Marker
Looking west from North Phillips Avenue.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 30, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 30, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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