Oklahoma City in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
The Red River Journey
Confederate forces also used the fort during the Civil War. On June 8, 1865, two months after the war ended in the east, Cherokee General Stand Watie surrendered his Confederate Indian troops at the fort.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • Native Americans • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical date for this entry is June 8, 1865.
Location. 35° 29.619′ N, 97° 29.827′ W. Marker is in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, in Oklahoma County. Marker can be reached from Nazih Luhdi Drive west of North Laird Avenue. Marker is part of Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 800 Nazih Luhdi 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. Miller County Controversy (here, next to this marker); Steamboat Heroine (here, next to this marker); Kiamichi River (here, next to this marker); Jones Plantation (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Fort Towson (here, next to this marker); Alikchi Court Grounds (a few steps from this marker); The Great Raft (a few steps from this marker); Expedition of Bernard de la Harpe (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oklahoma City.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 8, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 57 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 8, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.