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

Choctaw Nation Flag

Eleventh flag to fly over Oklahoma

 
 
Choctaw Nation Flag Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, April 9, 2021
1. Choctaw Nation Flag Marker
Inscription.  The Choctaw Nation flag was carried by the Choctaw troops of the second Indian Cavalry Brigade who fought for the Confederacy during the Civil War. They were the first US tribe to adopt a flag, and this particular style of flag was only flown during the Civil War. The Choctaw tribe was the first of the Five Tribes to be removed from their southeastern native lands.
 
Erected by OGE Energy Corp.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 35° 29.674′ N, 97° 29.894′ 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. Second Flag of the Republic of Texas (here, next to this marker); First National Flag of the Confederacy (here, next to this marker); First Flag of the Republic of Texas
Choctaw Nation Flag Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, April 9, 2021
2. Choctaw Nation Flag Marker
Marker is second from the right
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(a few steps from this marker); First Oklahoma State Flag (a few steps from this marker); Flag of the Republic of Mexico (a few steps from this marker); Current Oklahoma State Flag (a few steps from this marker); Third National United States Flag (a few steps from this marker); Second National United States Flag (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 eleventh 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 35 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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