Oklahoma City in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
Centennial Memorial Plaza of the Oklahomans
18,000BC Native Americans Occupy Present-Day Oklahoma
1200 AD Mississippian Culture Peaks At Spiro Mounds
1541 Coronado First Europeans To Explore Oklahoma
1750s Osages Push Wichitas & Caddos To Red River
1803 Louisiana Purchase Includes Most Of Oklahoma
1817-1842 Eastern Tribes Removed Over “Trail of Tears”
1821 Santa Fe Trail & Texas Road Cross Oklahoma
1824 Ft. Gibson First Fort Established In Oklahoma
1865-1885 Chisholm Trail & Cattle Trails Cross Oklahoma
1869 Fort Sill Is Established On Medicine Creek
1870 Coal Mining Started Near City of McAlester
1870 MK&T Rail Service Begins In Indian Territory
1921 Broadcasts Of First Radio Stations Go On Air
1926-1937 Route 66 Built Under National Highway System
1928 First NY To LA Air Service Transfer At Waynoka
1934 CCC Builds Parks And Reclaims Land Across OK
1942 Tinker Air Field Established At Midwest City
1943 The Play “Oklahoma” First Opens On Broadway
1959 Oklahoma Voters Repeal Alcohol Prohibition
1995 Bombing Of The Alfred P. Murrah Fed Bldg OKC
2002 Capitol Dome & Plaza Of Oklahomans Dedicated
Erected 2003 by State of Oklahoma.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Industry & Commerce • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1200.
Location. 35° 29.486′ N, 97° 30.199′ W. Marker is in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, in Oklahoma County. Marker is at the intersection of NE 21st Street and Lincoln Boulevard, on the right when traveling west on NE 21st Street. Marker rosettes are on the south grounds of the Oklahoma State Capitol. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2300 North Lincoln Boulevard, Oklahoma City OK 73105, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Flags Flown Over Oklahoma (a few steps from this marker); Tribute to Range Riders (a few steps from this marker); As Long As The Waters Flow (a few steps from this marker); A Past to Remember, A Future to Mold (within shouting distance of this marker); George Washington Elm Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); American ElmOklahoma State Seal (within shouting distance of this marker); Oklahoma City Oil Field (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oklahoma City.
Also see . . . Centennial Memorial Plaza Groundbreaking (2002). (Submitted on October 10, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 10, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 473 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23. submitted on October 11, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.