Oklahoma City in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
Colbert's Ferry and Denison Dam
The Red River Journey
The three-mile long Denison Dam was completed in 1944, creating Lake Texoma.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Communications • Roads & Vehicles • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1853.
Location. 35° 29.615′ N, 97° 29.866′ 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 are within walking distance of this marker. Katy Railroad (here, next to this marker); Bison TracksWashita River (here, next to this marker); Lake Texoma (here, next to this marker); Cross Timbers (a few steps from this marker); Trail of Tears (a few steps from this marker); "Alfalfa Bill" Murray's Red River Bridge War (a few steps from this marker); Texas Road (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 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 12, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 141 times since then and 73 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 12, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.