Central Oklahoma City in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
The Red River Journey
This canyon held the site of the Wichita village visited by the 1834 Dragoon Expedition during which the United States held its first negotiations with members of the Kiowa, Comanche, and Wichita people.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1834.
Location. 35° 29.615′ N, 97° 29.95′ W. Marker is in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, in Oklahoma County. It is in Central Oklahoma City. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Nazih Zuhdi Drive and North Phillips 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 Dr, Oklahoma City OK 73105, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking W.C. Austin Project (here, next to this marker); 1834 Dragoon Expedition (here, next to this marker); Altus Air Force Base (here, next to this marker); Oklahoma's Gold Rush (here, next to this marker); First Shelterbelt (here, next to this marker); North Fork of the Red River (a few steps from this marker); Babbs Switch School Fire (a few steps from this marker); Marcy's Survey of the Red River (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oklahoma City.
Also see . . . Devil's Canyon on Wikipedia. Not to be confused with the Devil's Canyon in Canadian County, Oklahoma. (Submitted on June 7, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 16, 2023. It was originally submitted on June 7, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 802 times since then and 351 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 7, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.