Pawhuska in Osage County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
A Picture Window of our Heritage,
The Cowboy, The Indian,
The Rich Oil History!!
was named for well known Osage Chief
Pa-Hus-Ka whose name means White Hair
The Post Office was established May 4, 1876
A community who embraces with pride the
reflections of our past and envisions that
wisdom in building the future from this
great heritage We are proud and privileged
to be an important part of
America's natural and cultural history
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is May 4, 1876.
Location. 36° 39.715′ N, 96° 19.866′ W. Marker is in Pawhuska, Oklahoma, in Osage County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street (U.S. 60) and Lynn Avenue, on the left when traveling west on East Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pawhuska OK 74056, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Pawhuska (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Pawhuska (here, next to this marker); Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of First Boy Scout Troop in America (approx. 0.2 miles away); An Answer To Prayer (approx. half a mile away); Restoring the Whiting Apartments (approx. half a mile away); Vernon Whiting (approx. half a mile away); Site of the First Osage Agency Building (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pawhuska.
1. Pawhuska Veterans Memorial text
A dream so dear to patriotic men and women
Seals of the five branches of the Armed Forces
So that all those who served and
loved their country will always
be remembered as we remember
those who gave us this freedom.
When my country called, I answered…
When my country asked, I gave…
Special thanks to:
T. S. “Turk” Wade, Jr. Pawhuska City Council
Rep. Joe Sweeden Sen. J. Berry Harrison
Dedicated May 2005
Spencer Adkins ∙ Henry Clay Bellew ∙ Robert A. Boyd ∙ George W. Ellington ∙ William Gilbert ∙ J. B. Johnson ∙ George Washington
Spanish Am. War
Chester R. Richey Sr. ∙ Arthur Bonnicastle ∙ Richmond Brown Jr. ∙ William Crawford ∙ T. C. Graham ∙ George Cuisckshan ∙ James Scott Cook ∙ James P. Duncan ∙ Eli Hambright ∙ Charles S. Luppy ∙ Fred E. Mohon ∙ Lawrence E. Minton ∙ Fred Moncravie ∙ John Palmer ∙ Ira Mohon ∙ Franklink Woods ∙ Jacob Trump
Never in the face of human conflict has so much been owed by so many to so few.
Jess Duncan ∙ Henry Clopp ∙ Joel McGuire ∙ William Neely Mellon ∙ Albert Freeman ∙ W. K. Moore ∙ Carl Woodring ∙ Rev. Father Albert Achtergael ∙ Clarence P. Adams ∙ Jesse Fair ∙ Arthur J. Beck ∙ Galen A. Clavier ∙ Otto Lewis Grashner ∙ Percy Hamilton ∙ Dick Johnson ∙ Neal Clark Panther ∙ Johnson Neal Clark Panther ∙ Fred H. Rock ∙ Charles Ray ∙ Dr. W. H. Aaron ∙ Carl Spot Agar ∙ Charles H. Andrus ∙ James D. Atwood ∙ Joe Bahr ∙ Geroge Alberty ∙ Loyd A. Ballew ∙ George A. Baconrind ∙ Joe Barnett ∙ Ed Bigheart ∙ Bryant Edward Blurtonn ∙ Ole N. Bly ∙ Francis Breeding ∙ Phillip A. Brokey ∙ Lee Brown ∙ George L. Beene ∙ Allen W. Currey ∙ John W. Currey ∙ Tom Galvin ∙ Harry Gilliland ∙ Don D. Casselman ∙ Charley Wilson ∙ Joe W. Howard ∙ Albert M. Tillotson ∙ Thomas C. Godfrey ∙ Virgil Raymond Rouse ∙ Chalmer Turner Lewallen ∙ Augustia Franklin ∙ Mabel Lamb ∙ John A. Fugate ∙ William Edson Curry ∙ Sim T. Carman ∙ Joseph Lincoln Adams ∙ David Charles Bacon Sr. ∙ Jay Snively ∙
World War II
Reach out now, across the years and through the tears…remember me
Lonnie W. Appleton ∙ Theodore Bath Jr. ∙ Theodore Bearskin ∙ Leo S. Brunt ∙ Leonard “Tobe” Brunt ∙ Louis Walter Boren ∙ Henry Ben Caudill ∙ Udell C. Clements ∙ Harold Cox ∙ Kenneth Joseph Clarke ∙ Francis Deal ∙ Joyce Elane Drake ∙ George A. Dunlap, Jr. ∙ Timothy J. Dunn ∙ James William Evans ∙ Deroy Enos ∙ Seaborn L. Fletcher ∙ Henry E. Gilmore ∙ Bennett H. Griffin ∙ Kenneth P. Harris ∙ George G. Gunter ∙ Freddie Edward Bighorse ∙ Robert William Cook ∙ John P. Kennedy ∙ Raymond E. Vandeburg ∙ Dennison F. Dunlap ∙ Robert J. Easley ∙ Herbert M. Conway ∙ Donald Carl Cloud ∙ Raymond J. Hill ∙ Elizabeth Leise Henerlay ∙ Lester Henry ∙ John T. Hudson ∙ William B. Hunter ∙ John Henry Frye ∙ F. E. “Hunk” Cheshewalla ∙ David Leon Black ∙ Dick Wheeler ∙ Agatha Conway ∙ L. T. Taylor ∙ Edward Leon Osborn ∙ Richard Tomey Jr. ∙ William Ray Hardy ∙ William Bigheart, Jr. ∙
World War II
Reach out now, across the years and through the tears…remember me
Richard Vulgamore ∙ J. P. Jones ∙ Glenn Harrison ∙ Vernon Peel ∙ Lamar Peel ∙ Leslie S. Peet Clark, Jr. ∙Roscoe Lynn Murphy ∙ Clark Smith ∙ Kenneth A. Tud Gay ∙ Roy J. T. A. Gay ∙ John W. Buster Gay ∙ Samuel C. Wink Gay ∙ W. W. Pat Gay ∙Willis W. Blackie Gay ∙ Bruce Gambill ∙ Lawrence W. Purtle
Delbert W. Milleson, Jr. ∙ J. Walker Martin ∙ Tina Arnce Brown ∙ Jerry D. Brown, Jr. ∙ Herman L. White ∙ Jimmy C. White ∙ Charlie F. Miller, Jr. ∙ Teri Dawn Roberts ∙ Wilson Ryan Callahan ∙ James D. Schreman Easley ∙ Robert L. Jones ∙ Brett A. Jones ∙ William Edward Finley ∙ Ronald G. Stuart ∙ Alexander J. Stuart ∙ Errol R. Heath ∙ Jimmy L. Crawford ∙ John R. Pearson ∙ Tommy
Our nation honors her sons and daughters who answered the call to defend a country they never knew and a people they never met.
Marchmont Miles ∙ John Michael Kingsbury ∙ Joseph Van Lohah “Joe” Wamego ∙ Gregory B. Pitts ∙ James H. Eveland ∙Robert M. Hernandez ∙ Fred I. Whiles, Jr. ∙ Aloysius V. Hill ∙ Larry Roger Hart ∙ Raymond S. Coleman ∙ Mike Hamlin ∙ Robert E. Davis ∙ James Anthony Tyner ∙ John Patrick Pappin ∙ Troy Thomas ∙ John Thomas Baird ∙ Randy Lee Miller ∙ Leon W. Boulanger ∙ Charles Thomas Wilcox ∙ John Acie Swanner ∙ Charles Ray Gibson ∙ Franklin Warren ∙ Harold Lasarge ∙ Donald Wade Smith ∙ John Jerry Green ∙ Don Henry Bigelk ∙ Billy Ray Wilson ∙ Glen R. Hubby ∙ Tommy Coble ∙ Dr. Calvin M. Cunningham ∙ Robert Wayne Merrell ∙ Martin Cole ∙ Samuel W. Groom ∙ Thomas Earl Smith ∙ Jack A. Case ∙ Loren Leroy Boulanger ∙ Melvin Ray Lawrence ∙ Carl Stephen Newcomb ∙ Charles F. Glendenning ∙ James Pulton ∙ Raymond
When you go home tell them of us and say for
Kelly Carl Pester ∙ Jimmy Leon Benson ∙ Curtis Tayial Eads ∙ Robert G. Malone ∙ James Earl Palmer ∙ Roy Dean Charlton ∙ Lloyd George Combs ∙ Robert Louis Petsemoie ∙ Richard Wayne Walter ∙ Wm. Thomas Bellieu ∙ Louis Francis Watkins ∙ Maynard Timothy Tomey ∙ Norris Benjamin Allred ∙ Louis Henry Jones ∙ Charles Bernus Aubrey ∙ Frankie J. Conner ∙ Charles E. Whitehorn ∙ Freddie A. Cravens ∙ Cecil Woolman Jr. ∙ Rann Revard ∙ Alred Edwin Slomkowski ∙ Edward R. Zaun ∙ John Henry Woolman ∙ Billy Lee Slinkard ∙ Lonnie Chester Carman ∙ George Michael Brown ∙ Robert G. Hughes ∙ Charles S. Garrison ∙ Regan Letzkus ∙ James Thomas ∙ Joe Marlin Green ∙ Bernard E. Howell ∙ John Patrick Wilcox ∙ Paul W. Vassar ∙ Walter Blaine Musselman ∙ Tom Drummond ∙ Gene A. Milleson ∙ Glenn Canan ∙ John Epperson ∙ Roy Dean Williams ∙ Jimmie W. Reed ∙ Leonard F. Baldwin ∙ Frank M. Baldwin ∙ James W. Baldwin ∙ James L. Sweeden Jr. ∙ Charles Wayne Clark ∙ John H. Mashunkashey ∙ Jesse Revard Davis ∙ Stephen A. Lamirand ∙ Robert F. King ∙ Adm. Thomas F. Hall ∙ Carl Eugene Quillin ∙ James W. Young, MD ∙ Walter W. Bills, Jr. ∙ Larry Ammons ∙ John S. Boggs, Jr. ∙ Robert D. Ikenberry ∙ Ernest F. Ikenberry ∙ Ronald Dean Price ∙ Jack K. Barker ∙ Floyd N. Brown ∙ Charley Frank Miller, Sr. ∙ Albert L. Hartley ∙ Roy Lee Ball ∙ Ralph Bradford Barton ∙ Everett Gail Fowler ∙ Edward H. Moses ∙ Clark Lennon Smith ∙ Ted F. Gay ∙ Jim Bill Gay ∙ Wm. Smokey Gay ∙ J. L. Jimmy Gay ∙ Donald E. Fiddler ∙ John Horsley ∙ Merle Jowell ∙ George D. Bracken ∙ Thomas B. Hudson ∙ Michael W. Jones ∙ Gary M. Young ∙ Wayne L. Bute ∙ Melvin L. Reed ∙ Lenny Wesley Couffer
— Submitted October 17, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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