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Pioneer Association Picnic Grounds 1921 Memorial

 
 
Pioneer Association Picnic Grounds 1921 Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2017
1. Pioneer Association Picnic Grounds 1921 Memorial
Inscription.

This marker and the upright monument moved
from original location on Kennedy Farm on
West Newton in 1950. Horizontal slabs added later.

Memorial

This stone marks the ground where "Old Timers"
who had lived in Tulsa and vicinity over
thirty years, met on Sept. 21, 1921,
at a Barbecue given by
Dr. Sam G. Kennedy and Dr. Jim Kennedy.
They all visited with old friends,
reminisced and organized the
"Tulsa Association of Pioneers"
to Commemorate and Perpetuate
the memory of those
"Sturdy Pioneers" who, by their
sacrafice [sic] and effort
helped to build a great Empire.

Inscription by J. M. Hall
who came to Tulsa, 1882

Monument
erected 1935
by
Tulsa Association of Pioneers

Organized Sep. 21, 1921
Membership 1935-1964

Dr. Sam G. Kennedy 1st Pres
[Roll of Association Presidents]

Memorial
This monument was erected by the
Tulsa Association of Pioneers
in honor of the
Charter Members of the Association
living in
Tulsa Indian Territory and Vicinity
for thirty years from 1891 to 1921
and other pioneer families

[Roll of Pioneer Families]


 
Erected 1935 by Tulsa Association of Pioneers
Pioneer Association Picnic Grounds 1921 Memorial History image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2017
2. Pioneer Association Picnic Grounds 1921 Memorial History
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Location. 36° 9.663′ N, 96° 0.21′ W. Marker is in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in Tulsa County. Marker is at the intersection of Edison Street and Maybelle Avenue/Country Club Drive, on the left when traveling west on Edison Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Owen Park, Tulsa OK 74127, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Indian Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Tulsa's Oldest House (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington Irving (approx. half a mile away); The Tulsa Race Riot of 1921 (approx. mile away); Tower of Reconciliation and Healing Walkway (approx. mile away); Mt. Zion Baptist Church (approx. mile away); John Hope Franklin Reconciliation Park (approx. 0.8 miles away); Booker T. Washington High School (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tulsa.
 
Also see . . .  Tulsa Association of Pioneers. (Submitted on December 15, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Pioneer Association Picnic Grounds 1921 Memorial Dedication image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2017
3. Pioneer Association Picnic Grounds 1921 Memorial Dedication
Pioneer Association Picnic Grounds 1921 Memorial Presidents image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2017
4. Pioneer Association Picnic Grounds 1921 Memorial Presidents
Pioneer Association Picnic Grounds 1921 Memorial Presidents image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2017
5. Pioneer Association Picnic Grounds 1921 Memorial Presidents
Pioneer Association Picnic Grounds 1921 Memorial Roll of Pioneer Families image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2017
6. Pioneer Association Picnic Grounds 1921 Memorial Roll of Pioneer Families
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 15, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 15, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 70 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 15, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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