“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Allen in Pontotoc County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)

Osage Village

Osage Village Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Manning, March 27, 2013
1. Osage Village Marker
Inscription. Occupied 1834 by Chief Black Dog's Osage band on buffalo hunt. Gen. Henry Leavenworth and the First Dragoons, including officers Henry Dodge, S.W. Kearney, R.B. Mason, Jefferson Davis, Nathan Boone, and noted artist, George Catlin, camped here June 26, 1834, on expedition west to secure peace with Plains tribes.
Erected 1981 by Oklahoma Historical Society.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oklahoma Historical Society marker series.
Location. 34° 51.081′ N, 96° 27.726′ W. Marker is in Allen, Oklahoma, in Pontotoc County. Marker is on State Highway 1 0.3 miles north of Blackrock Road (County Road E149.5), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Allen OK 74825, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chickasaw/Choctaw Stickball Game (approx. 1.3 miles away); Fort Holmes (approx. 12.8 miles away).
Also see . . .  Buffalo Valley: An Osage Hunting Ground (pdf file). The Chronicle of Oklahoma (Submitted on April 9, 2013.) 
Categories. ExplorationNative AmericansWars, US Indian
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 4, 2013, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 375 times since then and 19 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on April 4, 2013, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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