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Near Mannford in Creek County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Original Townsite of Mannford

 
 
Original Townsite of Mannford Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, October 29, 2021
1. Original Townsite of Mannford Marker
Inscription.  Began 1/4 mi. east on the Creek Headrights of Tom & Hazel Mann. Town was named for Mann's Ford across Cimarron R. In 1895 G.M Evans leased this 90 acres and surrounding land. AV&W-RR (Frisco) came in 1902 and P.O. est. Apr. 11, 1903. Hall C. Miller bought the 90 acres for townsite Feb 21, 1906. Relocated 1962-63 due to Keystone Dam.
 
Erected by Oklahoma Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational AreasSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical date for this entry is February 21, 1906.
 
Location. 36° 8.897′ N, 96° 23.969′ W. Marker is near Mannford, Oklahoma, in Creek County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 48 and West 11th Street (County Highway 600), on the right when traveling north on State Highway 48. The marker is located at the old Mannford Ramp Park road which is now closed. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mannford OK 74044, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Round Mountain (approx. 6.4 miles away).
 
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Original Townsite of Mannford Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, October 29, 2021
2. Original Townsite of Mannford Marker
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 Mannford, Oklahoma.
Mannford is a city in Creek County in the northeastern part of the U.S. state of Oklahoma. In 2010, the population was 3,076, up from 2,095 at the 2000 census. The city sits next to Keystone Lake and claims to be the "Striped Bass Capital of the World". Source: Wikipedia
(Submitted on October 31, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.) 
 
The view of the Original Townsite of Mannford Marker from the street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, October 29, 2021
3. The view of the Original Townsite of Mannford Marker from the street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 31, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 31, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 141 times since then and 77 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 31, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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