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Near Mountain Park in Kiowa County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Camp Radziminski

Site 2 mi. West

 
 
Camp Radziminski Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 26, 2018
1. Camp Radziminski Marker
Inscription. Established Sept., 1858, by four troops of crack 2nd Cav., under Major Earl Van Dorn. Named in memory of Lt. Charles Radziminski, a former member of the Regt. E. Kirby Smith, Cornelius Van Camp, Fitzhugh Lee, W. B. Royall all served there. Permanent type buildings never erected; post abandoned by Army, Dec. 6, 1859.
 
Erected 1950 by Oklahoma Historical Society and State Highway Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oklahoma Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 34° 43.496′ N, 98° 56.955′ W. Marker is near Mountain Park, Oklahoma, in Kiowa County. Marker is on County Road E1580 west of U.S. 183, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mountain Park OK 73559, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Quanah Parker, the Last Comanche Chief, / Comancheria (approx. 9.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Oklahoma Historical Society article on Camp Radziminski. (Submitted on June 27, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesMilitary
 
View of marker looking west towards former post. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 26, 2018
2. View of marker looking west towards former post.
View from marker towards U.S. Highway 183. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 26, 2018
3. View from marker towards U.S. Highway 183.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 27, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 27, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 27, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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