Coweta in Wagoner County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
Creek Indian school founded by Rev. R. M. Loughridge, Presbyterian Bd Foreign Miss. 1843. Coweta, ancient Creek town in Alabama, re-established in this vicinity by Creeks who arrived Ft. Gibson on steamboat, "Facility," 1828. This was home town of Roley McIntosh, Principal Chief, Creek Nation West to 1859.
Erected 1995 by Oklahoma Historical Society. (Marker Number 83.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oklahoma Historical Society marker series.
Location. 35° 57.101′ N, 95° 37.967′ W. Marker is in Coweta, Oklahoma, in Wagoner County. Marker is on State Highway 51 east of S 305th E Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is near the town water tower. Marker is in this post office area: Coweta OK 74429, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (approx. one mile away); JB Bates, Sr. (approx. 8.1 miles away); Battery E and Battery C 160th Field Artillery (approx. 8.2 miles away); First Haskell Casualties (approx. 8.2 miles away); War and Veterans Memorial Btry B 171st Field Artillery Bn / Btry C 160th Field Artillery Bn (approx. 8.3 miles away); Battery C, 160th Field Artillery Battalion, 45th Infantry Division Memorial (approx. 9.6 miles away); La Harpe's Council (approx. 10.4 miles away).
More about this marker. Use care when stopping to view the marker as there is inadequate pulloff space.
Also see . . .
1. Coweta History. (Submitted on August 24, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. City of Coweta, Oklahoma. (Submitted on August 24, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Interview with Judge J. C. Pinson about Coweta. (Submitted on August 24, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 24, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 378 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 24, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.