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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Davenport in Lincoln County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)

Davenport / Davenport Post Office

Davenport / Davenport Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 16, 2011
1. Davenport / Davenport Post Office Marker
Established Immediately After
Sept. 22, 1891 Land Run

Rural Trading Crossroads and
Stagecoach Stop 4 Miles
South of Present Location

Davenport Post Office
Established March 29, 1892
Nettie Davenport, First Postmaster
Town Moved to Present Location
On Railroad in 1898

Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Postal Mail and Philately series list. A significant historical date for this entry is March 29, 1766.
Location. 35° 42.449′ N, 96° 45.913′ W. Marker is in Davenport, Oklahoma, in Lincoln County. Marker is on Broadway near 3rd Street, on the right when traveling south. Marker is in front of the post office. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 313 Broadway, Davenport OK 74026, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Davenport's Historic Broadway Avenue (here, next to this marker); Trooper Kenneth "Kenny" Osborn (approx. 5.3 miles away);
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Trooper Larry Crabtree (approx. 5.3 miles away); Turner Turnpike (approx. 5.3 miles away); Murrah Federal Building Bombing (approx. 5.3 miles away); 1930 Phillips 66 Filling Station, Chandler, Oklahoma (approx. 6˝ miles away); Flynt Building (approx. 6˝ miles away); Crane Motor Company (approx. 6˝ miles away).
Also see . . .  History of Davenport, Oklahoma. (Submitted on April 17, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 17, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 750 times since then and 19 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on April 17, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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