Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Your search returned just one marker . . .
Purcell in McClain County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Purcell

The Birthplace of Oklahoma

 
 
Purcell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, August 11, 2018
1. Purcell Marker
Inscription. The inter-territory statehood convention, the first to advocate single statehood for Oklahoma and Indian Territories, met on September 30, 1893 in Purcell's Methodist Episcopal Church, south at approximately 319 W. Washington. Delegates from both territories formulated and sent to Congress resolutions asking for admission to the Union as one state. Thirteen years later, such efforts led to statehood...
 
Erected 1990 by McClain County Historical Society.
 
Location. 35° 0.807′ N, 97° 21.67′ W. Marker is in Purcell, Oklahoma, in McClain County. Marker is at the intersection of North 2nd Avenue and West Washington Street (State Highway 39), on the right when traveling south on North 2nd Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is located on the courthouse grounds. Marker is at or near this postal address: 121 North 2nd Avenue, Purcell OK 73080, United States of America.
 
Also see . . .
1. Purcell - The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture. Oklahoma Historical Society (Submitted on August 13, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.) 

2. Statehood Movement - The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture. Oklahoma Historical Society (Submitted on August 13, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.) 
 
Categories. Notable Events
 
Purcell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, August 11, 2018
2. Purcell Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 14, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 13, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 13, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
Paid Advertisement We are suspending Amazon.com advertising until they remove an ad for a certain book from circulation. A word in the book’s title has given rise to number of complaints. The word is inappropriate in school classroom settings.