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

Andrew Hartley Payne

(1907 - 1977)

 
 
Andrew Hartley Payne Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Kindig, May 25, 2003
1. Andrew Hartley Payne Marker
Inscription.  Andrew Hartley Payne (1907 - 1977) won the 1928 Great Transcontinental Footrace, began in Los Angeles 3/4/28, ended 3,422.3 miles later in NYC 5/26/28.

Andy, of Cherokee ancestry, graduated from Foyil High School, served 36 years as Clerk of Oklahoma Supreme Court, earned law degree from Oklahoma City University, served in the U.S. Army.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansSports. In addition, it is included in the U.S. Route 66 series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1928.
 
Location. 36° 25.619′ N, 95° 31.674′ W. Marker is in Foyil, Oklahoma, in Rogers County. Marker is on Andy Payne Boulevard just north of Oklahoma Highway 66, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Foyil OK 74031, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 1928 Route 66 Footrace (approx. 0.7 miles away); Claremore Mound (approx. 6.6 miles away); Clement Vann Rogers (approx. 8.1 miles away); Daugherty Pathway
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(approx. 8.2 miles away); Will Rogers Airport (approx. 8.2 miles away); Main Street of America (approx. 9.2 miles away); US Army M-41 "Walker Bulldog" Light Tank (approx. 9.2 miles away); Howdy Folks (approx. 9.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  The Kicks of Route 66. (Submitted on August 17, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Andrew Hartley Payne Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Kindig, May 25, 2003
2. Andrew Hartley Payne Marker
Andrew Hartley Payne Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Kindig, May 25, 2003
3. Andrew Hartley Payne Marker
Andrew Hartley Payne Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Kindig, May 25, 2003
4. Andrew Hartley Payne Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 27, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Elk Grove, California. This page has been viewed 940 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 27, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Elk Grove, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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