“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Muskogee in Muskogee County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)

Thomas-Foreman House

Thomas-Foreman Home Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Manning, October 5, 2014
1. Thomas-Foreman Home Marker
Inscription.  This house was built in 1898 by John R. Thomas, Federal Judge from 1897-1901. As a former congressman from Illinois, his influence was responsible for the increase of the United States Navy from one battleship to that equal other nations of the day. He became known as the Father of the United States Navy. A daughter, Carolyn, married his law partner, Grant Foreman. They became outstanding authorities on Oklahoma history and the Five Civilized Tribes, collaborating on the publication of 27 books and numerous magazine articles. The Foreman's lived the rest of their lives in this house.
Erected by Historic Preservation Commission, Muskogee Oklahoma.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicNative AmericansSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1898.
Location. 35° 45.233′ N, 95° 23.2′ W. Marker is in Muskogee, Oklahoma, in Muskogee County. Marker is at the intersection of W. Okmulgee St. and 15th St., on the left when traveling west on W.
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Okmulgee St.. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1487 W Okmulgee St, Muskogee OK 74401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Muskogee Lodge #28 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Masonic Temple (approx. 0.7 miles away); Okie from Muskogee (approx. 0.9 miles away); Hitching Post Stone (approx. one mile away); Midland Valley Station (approx. one mile away); Severs Block (approx. one mile away); World War Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away); Honor Heights Park (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Muskogee.
Thomas-Foreman House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Manning, October 5, 2014
2. Thomas-Foreman House
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 11, 2014, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 450 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 11, 2014, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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