Stroud in Lincoln County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
Sac & Fox Agency
4 mi. South
Established 1869 on reservation of Sac and Fox Indians who were moved here from Kansas. Reservation land allotted tribal members and surplus opened to White settlement in 1891. Noted members of the tribe include Chief Moses Keokuk, Dr. William Jones, anthropologist, and Jim Thorpe, internationally known athlete.
Erected 1949 by Oklahoma Historical Society and State Highway Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Native Americans. In addition, it is included in the Oklahoma Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1869.
Location. 35° 44.938′ N, 96° 39.29′ W. Marker is in Stroud, Oklahoma, in Lincoln County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (State Highway 66) and 2nd Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Main Street. Marker is in Ed Smalley Centennial Park along Historic Route 66. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stroud OK 74079, 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. Stroud Area Veterans Monument (a few steps from this marker); Rock Cafe, Stroud, Oklahoma (within William Alfred Mensch Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Murrah Federal Building Bombing (approx. 1.9 miles away); Trooper Kenneth "Kenny" Osborn (approx. 1.9 miles away); Trooper Larry Crabtree (approx. 1.9 miles away); Turner Turnpike (approx. 1.9 miles away); Davenport / Davenport Post Office (approx. 6.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stroud.
Also see . . . Sac & Fox Nation. (Submitted on April 20, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 15, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 20, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 807 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 20, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 3. submitted on July 15, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.