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

Historical Society Birthplace

 
 
Historical Society Birthplace Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Armstrong, July 4, 2021
1. Historical Society Birthplace Marker
Inscription.  

Oklahoma Historical Society was organized May 27, 1893, by the Oklahoma Press Association, in convention at Kingfisher. The Society headquarters were established in the first courthouse, at Sixth and Admire, and remained in this city until 1895.
 
Erected 1961 by Oklahoma Historical Society and State Highway Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkEducation. A significant historical date for this entry is May 27, 1893.
 
Location. 35° 51.643′ N, 97° 55.95′ W. Marker is in Kingfisher, Oklahoma, in Kingfisher County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and East Broadway Avenue, on the right when traveling north on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 S Main Street, Kingfisher OK 73750, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Chisholm Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Kingfisher (approx. ¼ mile away); Kingfisher Stage Station (approx. half a mile away); Kingfisher College
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(approx. 1½ miles away); Run of '92 (approx. 1½ miles away); Run of '89 West Boundary (approx. 1½ miles away); Big Four School (approx. 7½ miles away).
 
Historical Society Birthplace Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Armstrong, July 4, 2021
2. Historical Society Birthplace 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 152 times since then and 71 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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