Atoka in Atoka County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
In Memory Of
Died during Civil War
Signed Treaty of
Dancing Rabbit Creek
Led Band of Choctaws to this area,
settling near Crystal in 1834.
Capt. Atoka was a noted
athlete, Choctaw subchief
and respected leader.
Atoka County and City
were named in his honor.
Erected by Atoka Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Native Americans. A significant historical year for this entry is 1792.
Location. 34° 23.133′ N, 96° 7.61′ W. Marker is in Atoka, Oklahoma, in Atoka County. Marker is on Court Street east of Delaware Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Marker is on the north lawn of the county courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 East Court Street, Atoka OK 74525, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Vietnam War Memorial (here, next to this marker); 45th Infantry Division Memorial Highway (a few steps from this marker); War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Cornerstone from [Atoka] County Courthouse Middle Boggy Battle (approx. 1.1 miles away); Historic Butterfield Trail in Indian Territory (approx. 1.1 miles away); Stringtown Shootout (approx. 6˝ miles away); Courthouse (approx. 11.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atoka.
Also see . . . Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. (Submitted on March 21, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 21, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 851 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 21, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.