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Near Chilocco Indian School in Kay County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Chilocco Indian School

 
 
Chilocco Indian School Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 24, 2011
1. Chilocco Indian School Marker
Inscription.

Academic, agricultural, vocational training for Indian youth from over U.S. Established by Act of Cong. 1882. Jasper M. Hadley 1st Superintendent. Handsome buildings of stone erected, and first pupils - Kiowa, Comanche children - entered Jan. 1884. First graduating class was in 1894.
 
Erected 1995 by Oklahoma Historical Society. (Marker Number 32.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oklahoma Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 59.901′ N, 97° 2.746′ W. Marker is near Chilocco Indian School, Oklahoma, in Kay County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 77 and State Line Road, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 77. Touch for map. Marker is at a roadside pullout along the southbound lanes of US Highway 77, just south of the Kansas-Oklahoma state line. Marker is in this post office area: Newkirk OK 74647, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Cherokee Strip (here, next to this marker); Oklahoma, The Indian State (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Cherokee Strip (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named The Cherokee Strip
Chilocco Indian School, Cherokee Strip DAR, and Oklahoma, The Indian State Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. Chilocco Indian School, Cherokee Strip DAR, and Oklahoma, The Indian State Markers
(approx. 2 miles away in Kansas); Santa Fe Locomotive Engine No. 2542 (approx. 5 miles away in Kansas); Korean War Liberty Tree Memorial (approx. 5 miles away in Kansas); 1996 Olympic Torch Relay (approx. 5 miles away in Kansas); Robert Docking (approx. 5 miles away in Kansas). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chilocco Indian School.
 
Also see . . .
1. Chilocco Indian Agricultural School. (Submitted on October 22, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Chilocco National Alumni Website. (Submitted on October 22, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Chilocco Indian School Revisited. (Submitted on October 22, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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The Oklahoma, Cherokee Strip, & Chilocco Indian School Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
3. The Oklahoma, Cherokee Strip, & Chilocco Indian School Markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 22, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 479 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 22, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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