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

Run of '89 West Boundary

 
 
Run of '89 West Boundary Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Armstrong, July 4, 2021
1. Run of '89 West Boundary Marker
Inscription.  

On this line -- 98° W. Longitude -- many campers sat by their fires the night before the opening of "Old Oklahoma." The next day at noon on April 22, 1889, many people set out running on foot and by horse for 160 acre land claims in unassigned land east.
 
Erected 1995 by Oklahoma Historical Society. (Marker Number 48.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is April 22, 1889.
 
Location. 35° 51.294′ N, 97° 57.492′ W. Marker is near Kingfisher, Oklahoma, in Kingfisher County. Marker is on State Highway 33 north of Local Road 2830, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kingfisher OK 73750, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Run of '92 (here, next to this marker); Kingfisher Stage Station (approx. one mile away); Historical Society Birthplace (approx. 1˝ miles away); The Chisholm Trail (approx. 1˝ miles away); Kingfisher
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(approx. 1.6 miles away); Kingfisher College (approx. 2.9 miles away); Big Four School (approx. 8.9 miles away).
 
Run of '89 West Boundary Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Armstrong, July 4, 2021
2. Run of '89 West Boundary Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 14, 2021, by Jason Armstrong of Talihina, Oklahoma. This page has been viewed 91 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 14, 2021, by Jason Armstrong of Talihina, Oklahoma. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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