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Atoka County Oklahoma Historical Markers

45th Infantry Division Memorial Highway Marker image, Touch for more information
By William Fischer, Jr., March 7, 2014
45th Infantry Division Memorial Highway Marker
Oklahoma (Atoka County), Atoka — 45th Infantry Division Memorial Highway
By Concurrent Senate and House Resolution No. 93 adopted April 20, 1988 by the Oklahoma State Legislature and which was approved by the Oklahoma Transportation Commission on May 2, 1988, Oklahoma Highway 3 between Ada and Broken Bow, Oklahoma . . . — Map (db m72490) HM
Oklahoma (Atoka County), Atoka — Captain AtokaIn Memory Of
Born about 1792 Died during Civil War Signed Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek in 1830. Led Band of Choctaws to this area, settling near Crystal in 1834. Capt. Atoka was a noted athlete, Choctaw subchief and respected leader. . . . — Map (db m72492) HM
Oklahoma (Atoka County), Atoka — Cornerstone from [Atoka] County CourthouseBuilt 1913 - Replaced 1963
Ira Stephenson R. E. Long • F. C. Johnson Commissioners - 1913 - [Masonic Symbol] J. S. Murrow, P.C.M. C. L. Reeder, C.M. — Map (db m72489) HM
Oklahoma (Atoka County), Atoka — Historic Butterfield Trail in Indian Territory1857-1861
On September 16, 1857, the John Butterfield Company received a Federal contract to transport mail from Missouri to San Francisco in under 25 days. Semiweekly service began a year later. Twelve relay stations lined the Butterfield Trail in Indian . . . — Map (db m64072) HM
Oklahoma (Atoka County), Atoka — Middle Boggy BattleOn this site lie Confederate Soldiers who died in battle, February 13, 1863
The Confederate Encampment here at Middle (or Muddy) Boggy Crossing on the Boggy Depot Road held by Lieut. Col. John Jumper's Seminole Battalion, Capt. Adam Nail's Company A of First Choctaw and Chickasaw Cavalry and a detachment of the Twentieth . . . — Map (db m70626) HM
Oklahoma (Atoka County), Atoka — Vietnam War Memorial
In honor of the men and women that served their country in Vietnam and to those that made the supreme sacrifice, we dedicate this memorial in their behalf Dean Armstrong • Larry Culverson • Sam Daily John C. Deaton • Forbes P. . . . — Map (db m72491) WM
Oklahoma (Atoka County), Atoka — War Memorial
In memory of all veterans of all wars of the United States of America especially to those veterans who paid the supreme sacrifice for the freedom that you enjoy. — Map (db m72488) WM
Oklahoma (Atoka County), Stringtown — Stringtown Shootout
Near this place on Aug. 5, 1932, Atoka County Sheriff C.G. Maxwell and Deputy Sheriff Eugene Moore were involved in a shoot-out with Clyde Barrow, Raymond Hamilton, and Everett Milligan. The incident occurred when the two lawmen tried to arrest the . . . — Map (db m64070) HM

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