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Chickasaw Nation

The Red River Journey

 
 
Chickasaw Nation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, April 9, 2021
1. Chickasaw Nation Marker
Inscription.  The 1837 Treaty of Doaksville resulted in the Chickasaws agreeing to removal from their homeland in northeastern Mississippi and northwestern Alabama to the Chickasaw District of the Choctaw Nation. In 1855, the US government acknowledged the Chickasaw Nation and government.

The 98th meridian from the Red to the Canadian Rivers was the Chickasaw Nation's western boundary, while the eastern boundary ran from the mouth of Island Bayou on the Red River to the source of the bayou's eastern branch and then north to the Canadian River. The Chickasaw capital was Tishomingo.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1837.
 
Location. 35° 29.616′ N, 97° 29.877′ 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.
Chickasaw Nation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, April 9, 2021
2. Chickasaw Nation Marker
Marker is the square-shaped marker in the front
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Cross Timbers (a few steps from this marker); Washita River (a few steps from this marker); Katy Railroad (a few steps from this marker); Initial Point (a few steps from this marker); Colbert's Ferry and Denison Dam (a few steps from this marker); Lake Texoma (a few steps from this marker); Red River Rivalry (a few steps from this marker); Corn and Pumpkin (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oklahoma City.
 
Also see . . .  Chickasaw Nation on Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 12, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.)
 
 
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 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 12, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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