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

Standard of the Empire of Spain

Fourth flag to fly over Oklahoma

 
 
Standard of the Empire of Spain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, April 9, 2021
1. Standard of the Empire of Spain Marker
Inscription.  This Spanish flag flew over Oklahoma in 1763 when France gave all of the land west of the Mississippi to Spain in the Treaty of Paris. The treaty ended the French and Indian War, the first global conflict. This Spanish flag is called the Cross of Burgundy. It is a red saltire (diagonal cross) that resembles knotted branches.
 
Erected by OGE Energy Corp.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, French and Indian. A significant historical year for this entry is 1763.
 
Location. 35° 29.674′ N, 97° 29.919′ W. Marker is in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, in Oklahoma County. Marker is on Nazih Zuhdi Drive east of North Phillips Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Marker is on the grounds of the Oklahoma History Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, Oklahoma City OK 73105, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Royal Flag of France (here, next to this marker); Standard of the French Republic (here, next to this marker); Union Flag (a few steps from this marker); Second National United States Flag (a few steps
Standard of the Empire of Spain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, April 9, 2021
2. Standard of the Empire of Spain Marker
Marker is the fourth one on the left
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from this marker); Royal Standard of Spain (a few steps from this marker); Third National United States Flag (a few steps from this marker); Flag of the Republic of Mexico (a few steps from this marker); First Flag of the Republic of Texas (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oklahoma City.
 
More about this marker. Marker (and flag) are part of the exterior exhibit, "14 Flags Over Oklahoma", which was sponsored by OGE (Oklahoma Gas & Electric) Energy Corp. This is the fourth in chronological order.
 
Also see . . .  Cross of Burgundy on Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 3, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 3, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 3, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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