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Near Skiatook in Osage County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Hillside Mission

 
 
Hillside Mission Historical Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Danielle Majestic, April 18, 2008
1. Hillside Mission Historical Marker
Inscription.  Established by Rev. John Murdock, under auspices of Friends Society, 1882. This noted school was attended by both Indian and white children. In this vicinity, was home of Wm. C. Rogers, last elected principle chief of Cherokee Nation, 1903 to 1917. His grave, and that of George Tyner, Cherokee, are in Mission Cemetery.
 
Erected 1995 by Oklahoma Historical Society. (Marker Number 175.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesNative Americans. In addition, it is included in the Oklahoma Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1882.
 
Location. 36° 25.399′ N, 95° 59.16′ W. Marker is near Skiatook, Oklahoma, in Osage County. Marker is on North Garrison Avenue, 0 miles south of East 186th St. North (East 0410 Rd), on the left when traveling south. Highway 75 Marked with Historical Marker Sign. (about 3.65 miles West). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Skiatook OK 74070, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies
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. Battle of Chustenahlah (approx. 5.6 miles away); Battle of Chusto-Talasah (approx. 8.8 miles away); Veterans Building (approx. 9.3 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 9.3 miles away); Battle of Chusto-Talasah or "Caving Banks" (approx. 9.8 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Across the street from a church.
 
Additional keywords. Cherokee, Mission, School,
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 26, 2008, by Danielle Majestic of Talala, Oklahoma. This page has been viewed 2,766 times since then and 67 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on April 26, 2008, by Danielle Majestic of Talala, Oklahoma. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
 
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Apr. 25, 2024