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 this marker . . .
Kingston in Marshall County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Camp Leavenworth

About 2 mi. South

 
 
Camp Leavenworth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 21, 2019
1. Camp Leavenworth Marker
Inscription.  Named for Gen. Henry Leavenworth who died near here July 21, 1834 while enroute from Ft. Gibson to Wichita Village in western Oklahoma for a peace conference with the Plains Indians. The expedition continued under Col. Henry Dodge, assisted by many notable officers and civilians including Lt. Jefferson Davis and George Catlin, the artist of Indian life.
 
Erected 1949 by Oklahoma Historical Society and State Highway Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oklahoma Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 33° 59.929′ N, 96° 43.306′ W. Marker is in Kingston, Oklahoma, in Marshall County. Marker is on U.S. 70 west of Willis Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 206 US-70, Kingston OK 73439, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Washita (approx. 12.3 miles away); General Douglas Hancock Cooper (approx. 12.4 miles away); Chickasaw Trail of Tears (approx. 12 miles away).
 
Categories.
Camp Leavenworth Marker looking west on US-70 image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 21, 2019
2. Camp Leavenworth Marker looking west on US-70
Native AmericansNotable PersonsPeaceWars, US Indian
 
General Henry Leavenworth (December 10, 1783 – July 21, 1834) image. Click for full size.
By Public domain (US-PD)
3. General Henry Leavenworth (December 10, 1783 – July 21, 1834)
Colonel Henry Dodge image. Click for full size.
By Public domain
4. Colonel Henry Dodge
George Catlin sketch of Colonel Henry Dodge, commander of the United States Mounted Rangers, 1833.
George Catlin by William Fisk. image. Click for full size.
By Public domain
5. George Catlin by William Fisk.
Jefferson Finis Davis (June 3, 1808 – December 6, 1889) image. Click for full size.
By Public domain
6. Jefferson Finis Davis (June 3, 1808 – December 6, 1889)
 

More. Search the internet for Camp Leavenworth.
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 21, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 21, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 21, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
Paid Advertisement