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

Second Flag of the Republic of Texas

Tenth flag to fly over Oklahoma

 
 
Second Flag of the Republic of Texas Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, April 9, 2021
1. Second Flag of the Republic of Texas Marker
Inscription.  First raised in 1839, the second flag of the Republic of Texas flew over the Oklahoma Panhandle until 1850, when the northern border of the Texas Panhandle was established. Between 1850 and 1890 the Oklahoma Panhandle, an area named No Man's Land, did not have a flag.
 
Erected by OGE Energy Corp.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Events. A significant historical year for this entry is 1839.
 
Location. 35° 29.673′ N, 97° 29.897′ 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. Choctaw Nation Flag (here, next to this marker); First Flag of the Republic of Texas (here, next to this marker); Flag of the Republic of Mexico (a few steps from this marker); First National Flag of the Confederacy (a few steps from this marker); First Oklahoma State Flag
Second Flag of the Republic of Texas Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, April 9, 2021
2. Second Flag of the Republic of Texas Marker
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(a few steps from this marker); Third National United States Flag (a few steps from this marker); Second National United States Flag (a few steps from this marker); Current Oklahoma State Flag (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 tenth in chronological order.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 4, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on May 4, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.   2. submitted on May 5, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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