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Foyil in Rogers County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Andrew Hartley Payne

(1907 - 1977)

 
 
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By Michael Kindig, May 25, 2003
1. Andrew Hartley Payne Marker
Inscription. Andrew Hartley Payne (1907 - 1977) won the 1928 Great Transcontinental Footrace, began in Los Angeles 3/4/28, ended 3,422.3 miles later in NYC 5/26/28.

Andy, of Cherokee ancestry, graduated from Foyil High School, served 36 years as Clerk of Oklahoma Supreme Court, earned law degree from Oklahoma City University, served in the U.S. Army.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the U.S. Route 66 marker series.
 
Location. 36° 25.619′ N, 95° 31.674′ W. Marker is in Foyil, Oklahoma, in Rogers County. Marker is on Andy Payne Boulevard just north of Oklahoma Highway 66, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Foyil OK 74031, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 1928 Route 66 Footrace (approx. 0.7 miles away); Claremore Mound (approx. 6.6 miles away); Will Rogers (approx. 9.2 miles away); US Army M-41 "Walker Bulldog" Light Tank (approx. 9.2 miles away); Howdy Folks (approx. 9.3 miles away); a different marker also named Will Rogers (approx. 9.3 miles away); Will Rogers Memorial (approx. 9.4 miles away); Oklahoma Military Academy War Memorial (approx. 9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
Andrew Hartley Payne Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, May 25, 2003
2. Andrew Hartley Payne Marker

1. The Kicks of Route 66. (Submitted on August 17, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Andy Payne at The Great American Foot Race. (Submitted on August 17, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Andrew Hartley Payne Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, May 25, 2003
3. Andrew Hartley Payne Marker
Andrew Hartley Payne Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, May 25, 2003
4. Andrew Hartley Payne Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 27, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 569 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 27, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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