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Near Arkansas City in Cowley County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

The Cherokee Strip

 
 
The Cherokee Strip Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 24, 2011
1. The Cherokee Strip Marker
Inscription.

Dedicated to
the many thousands who pioneered
The Cherokee Strip
September 16, 1893
Thousands gathered in this area to start a
new frontier, six million acres of Cherokee
Indian land was opened to homesteaders.
Tension, danger and hardship were the
order of the day

Arkansas City, Kansas

 
Location. 37° 1.631′ N, 97° 2.884′ W. Marker is near Arkansas City, Kansas, in Cowley County. Marker is at the intersection of 312th Street and U.S. 77, on the left when traveling west on 312th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at a roadside pullout. Marker is in this post office area: Arkansas City KS 67005, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named The Cherokee Strip (approx. 2 miles away in Oklahoma); Oklahoma, The Indian State (approx. 2 miles away in Oklahoma); Chilocco Indian School (approx. 2 miles away in Oklahoma); a different marker also named Cherokee Strip (approx. 2.8 miles away in Oklahoma); Santa Fe Locomotive Engine No. 2542 (approx. 3 miles away); Korean War Liberty Tree Memorial
The Cherokee Strip Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 24, 2011
2. The Cherokee Strip Marker
(approx. 3 miles away); 1996 Olympic Torch Relay (approx. 3 miles away); Robert Docking (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arkansas City.
 
Also see . . .
1. 1893 Cherokee Outlet Opening. (Submitted on October 22, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Cherokee Outlet vice Cherokee Strip. (Submitted on October 22, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Map of the Cherokee Outlet and Cherokee Strip. (Submitted on October 22, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Native AmericansPoliticsSettlements & Settlers
 
The Cherokee Strip Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 24, 2011
3. The Cherokee Strip Marker
Looking northeast toward US Hwy 77 at far right
 
 
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 286 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 22, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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