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Coweta in Wagoner County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Koweta Mission

 
 
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Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 22, 2013
1. Koweta Mission Marker
Inscription.  

Creek Indian school founded by Rev. R. M. Loughridge, Presbyterian Bd Foreign Miss. 1843. Coweta, ancient Creek town in Alabama, re-established in this vicinity by Creeks who arrived Ft. Gibson on steamboat, "Facility," 1828. This was home town of Roley McIntosh, Principal Chief, Creek Nation West to 1859.
 
Erected 1995 by Oklahoma Historical Society. (Marker Number 83.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducationNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Oklahoma Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1843.
 
Location. 35° 57.101′ N, 95° 37.967′ W. Marker is in Coweta, Oklahoma, in Wagoner County. Marker is on State Highway 51 east of S 305th E Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker is near the town water tower. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Coweta OK 74429, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (approx. one mile away);
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Weer (approx. 8 miles away); JB Bates, Sr. (approx. 8.1 miles away); Battery E and Battery C 160th Field Artillery (approx. 8.2 miles away); First Haskell Casualties (approx. 8.2 miles away); War and Veterans Memorial (approx. 8.2 miles away); Btry B 171st Field Artillery Bn / Btry C 160th Field Artillery Bn (approx. 8.3 miles away); Camp Russell (approx. 8.3 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Use care when stopping to view the marker as there is inadequate pulloff space.
 
Also see . . .  City of Coweta, Oklahoma. (Submitted on August 24, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Koweta Mission Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 22, 2013
2. Koweta Mission Marker
Looking east along OK Route 51
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 24, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,134 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 24, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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