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Arcadia in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Washington Irving's Camp

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., May 6, 2015
1. Washington Irving's Camp Marker
Inscription.

The Washington Irving party
and a troop of U.S. Rangers
encamped on this spot,
Oct. 24, 1832

 
Erected 1932 by the Arcadia Public School and the Oklahoma City Chapter D.A.R.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 35° 39.924′ N, 97° 19.116′ W. Marker is in Arcadia, Oklahoma, in Oklahoma County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 66 and Anderson Road, on the right when traveling east on State Highway 66. Touch for map. Marker is at a roadside pulloff. Marker is in this post office area: Arcadia OK 73007, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Washington Irving's Camp (here, next to this marker); Tuton's Drugstore (approx. 0.4 miles away); Everybody Had One (approx. half a mile away); Route 66 (approx. half a mile away); Beverly and Karl White (approx. half a mile away); Frank and Katie Vrana (approx. half a mile away); Luke and Anna Robison (approx. half a mile away); Arcadia Round Barn, Arcadia, Oklahoma (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arcadia.
 
Also see . . .
Washington Irving's Camp Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. Washington Irving's Camp Markers

1. The Legacy of Washington Irving. (Submitted on May 8, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. "Centennial of The Tour of the Prairies," by Irving, in Chronicles of Oklahoma. (Submitted on May 8, 2015, 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 May 8, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 232 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 8, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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