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

Flag of the Republic of Mexico

Eighth flag to fly over Oklahoma

 
 
Flag of the Republic of Mexico Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, April 9, 2021
1. Flag of the Republic of Mexico Marker
Inscription.  From 1821 until 1836 Mexico claimed the Oklahoma Panhandle. During this time American traders carried manufactured goods to trade for furs and handmade Indian items across the Santa Fe Trail from St. Louis, Missouri, to Santa Fe, New Mexico. On the journey they traveled through what would become Oklahoma.
 
Erected by OGE Energy Corp.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansRoads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1821.
 
Location. 35° 29.671′ N, 97° 29.904′ 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 Dr, 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. First Flag of the Republic of Texas (here, next to this marker); Third National United States Flag (here, next to this marker); Second National United States Flag (a few steps from this marker); Second Flag of the Republic of Texas
Flag of the Republic of Mexico Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, April 9, 2021
2. Flag of the Republic of Mexico Marker
Marker and flag are to the right of the big sign.
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(a few steps from this marker); Choctaw Nation Flag (a few steps from this marker); Standard of the French Republic (a few steps from this marker); First National Flag of the Confederacy (a few steps from this marker); Standard of the Empire of Spain (a few steps from 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 eighth in chronological order.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 4, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 4, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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