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Yate in Payne County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

The Camp of Washington Irving

 
 
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Photographed By James Hulse, October 30, 2021
1. The Camp of Washington Irving Marker
Inscription.  The Camp of Washington Irving, the first American Litterateur, was established near this spot October 20, 1832, during a tour on the prairies.

This marker was erected October 20, 1932, by school children, original settlers of Oklahoma, and citizens of the vicinity.

Its erection was sponsored by Oklahoma Historical Society, Hon. Chas. E. Colcord, Pres. and Hon. Joseph B. Thoburn, Curator; by Oklahoma A. & M. College, Dr. Henry G. Bennett, Pres. and by the Payne County Committee, Mrs. Corinne Hart, Superintendent of Public Instruction, and Hon. Frank C. Orner.
 
Erected 1932 by School children, original settlers of Oklahoma, and citizens of the vicinity.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is October 20, 1832.
 
Location. 36° 7.044′ N, 96° 41.221′ W. Marker is in Yate, Oklahoma, in Payne County. Marker can be reached from East Detroit Avenue, 0.2 miles N H Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 829 East Detroit Avenue, Yale OK 74085, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as
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2. The Camp of Washington Irving Marker
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the crow flies. Harold V. "Tex" Brown (within shouting distance of this marker); World Famous Athlete Jim Thorpe (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rice/Kerby Cabin (approx. ¼ mile away); Turkey Track Ranch (approx. 9.3 miles away); U.S. Marshals Monument (approx. 10.8 miles away); The Battle of Ingalls (approx. 10.8 miles away); Outlaw Battle (approx. 11.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Washington Irving.
Washington Irving (April 3, 1783 – November 28, 1859) was an American short-story writer, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat of the early 19th century. He is best known for his short stories "Rip Van Winkle" (1819) and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" (1820), both of which appear in his collection The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. His historical works include biographies of Oliver Goldsmith, Muhammad and George Washington, as well as several histories of 15th-century Spain that deal with subjects such as Alhambra, Christopher Columbus and the Moors. Irving served as American ambassador to Spain in the 1840s. Source: Wikipedia
(Submitted on November 1, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.) 
 
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Photographed By James Hulse, October 30, 2021
3. The view of the Camp of Washington Irving Marker from the park
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4. Washington Irving
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 1, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 177 times since then and 117 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 1, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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