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

Webbers Falls

Webbers Falls Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Manning, December 26, 2010
1. Webbers Falls Marker
Inscription.  Settled in 1829, named for Walter Webber, Western Cherokee Chief, who had a trading post here. Home of "Rich Joe" Vann to 1844, owner of "Lucy Walker," quarter mile race horse, for which he named his Mississippi River steamboat. In Civil War battle, April 25, 1863, Webbers Falls was burned by Federal troops.
Erected 1995 by Oklahoma Historical Society. (Marker Number 75-1995.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansSettlements & SettlersWar, US CivilWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Oklahoma Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is April 25, 1864.
Location. 35° 30.89′ N, 95° 8.049′ W. Marker is in Webbers Falls, Oklahoma, in Muskogee County. Marker is on OK Route 100 (U.S. 64) 0.2 miles east of 5th Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Webbers Falls OK 74470, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Frederick F. Henry Memorial (approx.
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9.3 miles away); Tamaha Jail and Ferry Landing (approx. 11.7 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 12, 2012, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,081 times since then and 49 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on February 12, 2012, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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