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Union Agency

Established July 1, 1874

 
 
Union Agency Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 26, 2017
1. Union Agency Marker
Inscription.

Consolidated U. S. Indian office for Five Civilized Tribes. Cornerstone of old stone building here laid Aug. 18, 1875, in ceremony led by Agent G. W. Ingalls, with address by Wm. P. Ross, Chief, Cherokee Nation; first Masonic cornerstone laying in the state, led by Rev. J. S. Murrow, Acting Grand Master in Indian Territory.
 
Erected 1950 by Oklahoma Historical Society and State Highway Commission.
 
Location. 35° 45.993′ N, 95° 24.84′ W. Marker is in Muskogee, Oklahoma, in Muskogee County. Marker is on Honor Heights Drive, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is on the Five Civilized Tribes Museum grounds. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1101 Honor Heights Drive, Muskogee OK 74401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Union Agency (a few steps from this marker); Union Agency Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Muskogee Nation Commemorative Stone (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. John Hutchings White (within shouting distance of this marker); American Society of Landscape Architects Centennial Medallion

Union Agency Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 26, 2017
2. Union Agency Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Better Homes & Gardens' Highest Community Honor (within shouting distance of this marker); Honor Heights Park (within shouting distance of this marker); World War Memorial (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Muskogee.
 
Also see . . .
1. Union Agency. (Submitted on October 11, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The Union Agency Historical Info at Library of Congress. (Submitted on October 11, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Five Civilized Tribes Museum. (Submitted on October 11, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Union Agency NRHP Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 26, 2017
3. Union Agency NRHP Marker
Union Agency image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 26, 2017
4. Union Agency
Home of the Five Civilized Tribes Museum
Union Agency 1955 Commemorative Cornerstone image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 26, 2017
5. Union Agency 1955 Commemorative Cornerstone
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 11, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 11, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 63 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 11, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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