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Shawnee in Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Washington Irving

 
 
Washington Irving Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, April 10, 2021
1. Washington Irving Marker
Inscription.  Near here Washington Irving made camp in his tour of the prairies in 1832
 
Erected 1941 by Daughters of the American Revolution (Wunagisa Chapter).
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1832.
 
Location. 35° 19.655′ N, 96° 54.962′ W. Marker is in Shawnee, Oklahoma, in Pottawatomie County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street and South Pennsylvania Avenue, on the right when traveling west on East Main Street. Marker is at Centennial Park, near the Pottawatomie County Museum and Shawnee Train Station. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 524 E Main St, Shawnee OK 74801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Louise Funk Fluke (here, next to this marker); Shawnee Milling Company (approx. 0.4 miles away); Home on the Range (approx. 1.1 miles away); Shawnee Mission (approx. 2.4 miles away).
 
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Washington Irving Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, April 10, 2021
2. Washington Irving Marker
Marker is located in Centennial Park, behind the fence
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 14, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 167 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 14, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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