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Fort Sill in Comanche County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Quinette Crossing

 
 
Quinette Crossing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 8, 2015
1. Quinette Crossing Marker
Inscription. In memory of William H. Quinette, Post Trader, 1878-1915. Old crossing on road to Fort Cobb. General Sheridan's HQ mess tent was pitched here 10 Jan - 23 Feb 1869 when he founded Fort Sill.
 
Location. 34° 40.694′ N, 98° 23.603′ W. Marker is in Fort Sill, Oklahoma, in Comanche County. Marker is on Quinette Road 0.3 miles north of Upton Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located on the grounds of Fort Sill. Fort Sill is an active U.S. military installation. Appropriate identification is required for access. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Sill OK 73503, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Post Chapel (approx. 0.7 miles away); Infantry Barracks (approx. 0.7 miles away); Post Guardhouse (approx. 0.7 miles away); Post Headquarters (approx. 0.7 miles away); 280mm Heavy Motorized Gun M65 (approx. one mile away); Proud American (approx. one mile away); Under the Southern Cross Americal (23rd) Infantry Division (approx. one mile away); Fort Sill (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Sill.
 
Also see . . .  Fort Sill, Oklahoma. (Submitted on April 13, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Quinette Crossing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 8, 2015
2. Quinette Crossing Marker

 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 13, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 371 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 13, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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