Oklahoma City in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
The Red River Journey
Bloomfield Academy was situated amongst acres of beautiful, rolling prairie dotted with millions of wildflowers, and named for its surroundings by Jackson Kemp, a former Chickasaw chief.
The school burned in 1914 and relocated to Ardmore in the Hargrove College building. It was renamed Carter Seminary in 1934.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • Women. A significant historical year for this entry is 1852.
Location. 35° 29.61′ N, 97° 29.861′ W. Marker is in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, in Oklahoma County. Marker can be reached from Nazih Zuhdi Drive west of North Laird Avenue. Marker is part of the Red River Journey pathway, which 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 73104, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers Texas Road (here, next to this marker); Butterfield Overland Stage (here, next to this marker); "Alfalfa Bill" Murray's Red River Bridge War (here, next to this marker); East and West Shawnee Trails (here, next to this marker); Bison Tracks (a few steps from this marker); Oklahoma Governor's Mansion (a few steps from this marker); Oklahoma State Capitol and The Guardian (a few steps from this marker); The Red River (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oklahoma City.
Also see . . . Bloomfield Academy on Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 10, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 18, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 10, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 101 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 10, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. 3. submitted on June 18, 2021.