Anadarko in Caddo County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
Sculptor: Kenneth F. Campbell
Donor: National Society of the Colonial Dames XVII Century
Erected by National Hall Of Fame For Famous American Indians.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • Women. A significant historical year for this entry is 1595.
Location. 35° 4.368′ N, 98° 13.716′ W. Marker is in Anadarko, Oklahoma, in Caddo County. Marker is on Highway 62. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 851 E Central Blvd, Anadarko OK 73005, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Black Beaver (Se-Ket-Tu-Ma-Qua) (a few steps from this marker); Allen Wright (Kuliahote) (a few steps from this marker); Sequoyah (a few steps from this marker); Osceola (Asi Yahola) (a few steps from this marker); Chief Joseph (within shouting distance of this marker); Will RogersRoberta Campbell Lawson (within shouting distance of this marker); Jim Thorp (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Anadarko.
More about this marker. Found at National Hall Of Fame For Famous American Indians
Regarding Pocahontas. The National Hall of Fame of Famous American Indians was established to recognize famous American Indians. It was a chance to provide a portrait in a bronze bust, a three dimensional likeness, for visitors to touch and see famous people they have read about in history books. Formed in 1952 by historians and people interested in history, there are now 41 busts in the Hall of Fame, an outdoor garden with a sidewalk that is about three quarters of a mile long passing each bust. The busts have been sculpted by famous artists. Along with the names of each of the Hall of Famers is a short history of the person. A self-guiding tabloid with a short biography of each bust is furnished at the visitor center.
Many times Ta-hau-san, Satanta, Quanah Parker, Jose Maria, Black Beaver, Kickingbird, Ahpeahtone, and maybe Geronimo, as well as others, rode their horses over the grounds of the Hall of Fame many years ago. Several families come to wash their family member's bust and say a few
Also see . . . Wikipedia entry for Pocahontas. During a time when the colonists were starving, "ever once in four or five days, Pocahontas with her attendants brought him [Smith] so much provision that saved many of their lives that else for all this had starved with hunger." (Submitted on May 5, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 5, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 2,242 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on May 5, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 2, 3. submitted on September 17, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. 4. submitted on October 26, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.