Near Fort Towson in Choctaw County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
Erected 1995 by Oklahoma Historical Society. (Marker Number 184.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts or Castles • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Oklahoma Historical Society series list.
Location. 34° 1.061′ N, 95° 15.24′ W. Marker is near Fort Towson, Oklahoma, in Choctaw County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 70 west of State Route 209, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Towson OK 74735, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Towson Landing (here, next to this marker); Transportation CrossroadsStand Watie’s Surrender (approx. 1½ miles away); Doaksville (approx. 1½ miles away); Spencer Academy (approx. 6.2 miles away); Elliott Academy (approx. 7.8 miles away); Clear Creek Water Mill (approx. 7.8 miles away); Alikchi Court Ground (approx. 14.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Towson.
More about this marker. Marker was moved from Fort Towson Historic Site (34° 1.665′ N, 95° 15.458′ W) on Fort Towson Historic Site Road (County Road E2060) one mile south to U.S. Highway 70.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 12, 2012, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 644 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on February 12, 2012, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. 2. submitted on April 1, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. 3, 4. submitted on February 12, 2012, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. 5. submitted on April 1, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.