Stigler in Haskell County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
Battle of the J.R. Williams
Erected 1995 by Oklahoma Historical Society. (Marker Number 69.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oklahoma Historical Society marker series.
Location. 35° 15.654′ N, 95° 3.756′ W. Marker is in Stigler, Oklahoma, in Haskell County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 9 and Garland-Tamaha Road, on the right when traveling west on State Highway 9. Touch for map. Marker is located approximately 50 yards west of Garland-Tamaha Road on SR 9. Actual location of the J.R. Williams capture and sinking is approximately 10 miles northeast on the Canadian River near the town of Tamaha. Marker is in this post office area: Stigler OK 74462, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tamaha Jail and Ferry Landing (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Tamaha Jail and Ferry Landing (approx. 10½ miles away).
Categories. • Native Americans • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 1, 2013, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 861 times since then and 69 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on April 1, 2013, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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