Vinita in Craig County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
A Congregational Mission School
Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory
by the Rev. J. W. Scroggs, D.D.
Dedicated Jan. 14, 1883
Named in honor of the
Rev. Samuel A. Worcester, D.D.
Missionary among the Cherokees
Erected 1967 by Lt. Col. Walter Chiles Chapter, Daughters of the American Colonists.
Location. 36° 38.31′ N, 95° 9.56′ W. Marker is in Vinita, Oklahoma, in Craig County. Marker is at the intersection of West Canadian Avenue and South Smith Street, on the right when traveling west on West Canadian Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vinita OK 74301, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. 66 Will Rogers Highway (approx. 0.8 miles away); Grand River Dam (approx. 4 miles away); Old Military Road (approx. 9.6 miles away); Confederate Soldiers (approx. 10.6 miles away); First Kansas Colored Volunteer Infantry (approx. 10.6 miles away); Cabin Creek Battlefield (approx. 11.2 miles away); Eagle (D-X) Service Station (approx. 11.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vinita.
Also see . . . "Worcester, the Pride of the West" (pdf file). Chronicles of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University (Submitted on May 26, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Categories. • Education • Native Americans •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 25, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 529 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 25, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. 3. submitted on August 17, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.