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

Dr. J. E. Wright

 
 
Dr. J. E. Wright Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By M H, December 26, 2009
1. Dr. J. E. Wright Marker
Inscription.  J.E. Wright, D.D.S., opened first permanent dental office in the Indian Territory, Savanna, 1885. He practiced as itinerant dentist at Tishomingo Academy, Stonewall, Johnsonville, and White Bead Hill before settling in Savanna. Moved to South McAlester, 1887. Co-founder of the Indian Territory Dental Assn.
 
Erected 1995 by Oklahoma Historical Society. (Marker Number 212.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansNotable Places. In addition, it is included in the Oklahoma Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1885.
 
Location. 34° 49.367′ N, 95° 51′ W. Marker is in Savanna, Oklahoma, in Pittsburg County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 69 and Main Street, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 69. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Savanna OK 74565, 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. Veterans Memorial (approx. 8.9 miles away); Busby Office Building (approx. 8.9 miles away);
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William Mark Sexson Memorial (approx. 9 miles away); Supreme Assembly, International Order of the Rainbow for Girls (approx. 9 miles away); German Castle (approx. 9.1 miles away); Scottish Rite Temple (approx. 9.1 miles away); Largest Lump of McAlester Coal (approx. 9.1 miles away).
 
Marker as seen from U.S. Route 69 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By M H, December 26, 2009
2. Marker as seen from U.S. Route 69
Dr. J. E. Wright Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., March 7, 2014
3. Dr. J. E. Wright Marker
Looking SW along US Hwy 69 from marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 1, 2010. This page has been viewed 2,333 times since then and 70 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 1, 2010, by Mh of Las Vegas, Nevada.   3. submitted on March 21, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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