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

Park Hill Press

Park Hill Press Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Manning, April 20, 2011
1. Park Hill Press Marker
Inscription.  Established July, 1837, Rev. S.A. Worcester, Supt. Over 25 million pages were printed in Indian languages and in English by 1861. Printers and translators were John F. Wheeler, John W. Candy, Edwin Archer, Stephen Foreman. Near site are graves of Rev. and Mrs. (Ann Orr) Worcester, and the noted Cherokee, Elias Boudinot.
Erected 1995 by Oklahoma Historical Society. (Marker Number 66.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesCommunicationsNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Oklahoma Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1837.
Location. 35° 51.798′ N, 94° 58.574′ W. Marker is in Park Hill, Oklahoma, in Cherokee County. Marker is on South Muskogee Avenue (U.S. 62) 0.1 miles north of Crestwood Drive, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located in a pulloff on the east side of Oklahoma 10 south of Tahlequah. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tahlequah OK 74464, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker
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, measured as the crow flies. Riley's Chapel (here, next to this marker); Park Hill (a few steps from this marker); Billy B. Walkabout (approx. 1.1 miles away); John Noah Reese, Jr. (approx. 1.1 miles away); Cherokee Warrior Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); Jack C. Montgomery (approx. 1.1 miles away); Trail of Tears (approx. 1.2 miles away); Manard (approx. 8.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Park Hill.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 17, 2012, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 628 times since then and 33 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on February 17, 2012, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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May. 28, 2023