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Vinita in Craig County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Worcester Academy

A Congregational Mission School

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, May 1, 2012
1. Worcester Academy Marker
Inscription.  
Established at Vinita
Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory
by the Rev. J. W. Scroggs, D.D.
Dedicated Jan. 14, 1883
Named in honor of the
Rev. Samuel A. Worcester, D.D.
Missionary among the Cherokees

 
Erected 1967 by Lt. Col. Walter Chiles Chapter, Daughters of the American Colonists.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationNative Americans. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Colonists series list. A significant historical date for this entry is January 14, 1883.
 
Location. 36° 38.31′ N, 95° 9.56′ W. Marker is in Vinita, Oklahoma, in Craig County. Marker is at the intersection of West Canadian Avenue and South Smith Street, on the right when traveling west on West Canadian Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vinita OK 74301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. 66 Will Rogers Highway (approx. 0.8 miles away); Grand River Dam (approx. 4 miles away); Old Military Road
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By Bill Kirchner, May 1, 2012
2. Worcester Academy Marker
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(approx. 9.6 miles away); 6th Kansas Cavalry (approx. 10˝ miles away); 14th Kansas Cavalry (approx. 10˝ miles away); 2nd Indian Homeguards (approx. 10˝ miles away); 3rd Indian Homeguards (approx. 10˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vinita.
 
Worcester Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 20, 2013
3. Worcester Academy Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 25, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 714 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 25, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   3. submitted on August 17, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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