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Near Quapaw in Ottawa County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Entering Indian Territory

 
 
Entering Indian Territory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Manning, April 23, 2011
1. Entering Indian Territory Marker
Inscription.
In 1833, this area ceded Quapaw Tribe by U.S. Lands near granted Indians of 20 Tribes including Seneca, Shawnee, Peoria, Miami, Ottawa, Wyandot. Wealth came to the Quapaw and other Indians here, from discovery of lead and zinc mines beginning in 1905.
 
Erected 1995 by Oklahoma Historical Society. (Marker Number 164.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oklahoma Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 59.802′ N, 94° 44.452′ W. Marker is near Quapaw, Oklahoma, in Ottawa County. Marker is on State Highway 66 0.1 miles south of Kansas State Line, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Quapaw OK 74363, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Camp Logan (approx. 1.3 miles away in Kansas); American Legion Post 206 Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away in Kansas); Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away in Kansas); Indiana House (approx. 1.9 miles away in Kansas); Crowell Bank (approx. 1.9 miles away in Kansas); Café on the Route
Entering Indian Territory Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 12, 2012
2. Entering Indian Territory Marker
Looking south along OK Rt 66/US Hwy 69
(approx. 2 miles away in Kansas); Illinois Cash Store (approx. 2 miles away in Kansas); Opperman Harness and Saddle Shop (approx. 2 miles away in Kansas).
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNative Americans
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 13, 2014, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 259 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 13, 2014, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee.   2. submitted on January 10, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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