“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Cimarron County Oklahoma Historical Markers

Boise City Bombed Marker image, Touch for more information
By Bill Kirchner, April 17, 2012
Boise City Bombed Marker
Oklahoma (Cimarron County), Boise City — Boise City Bombed
July 5, 1943 Still Booming July 5, 1993 — Map (db m55259) HM
Oklahoma (Cimarron County), Boise City — Santa Fe Trail
Surveyed by J.C. Brown 1826-27 Heaviest traffic during California Gold Rush 1849 Abandoned on completion of A.T.&S.F. railroad in 1880 — Map (db m106477) HM
Oklahoma (Cimarron County), Boise City — The Mormon Battalion in the Oklahoma Panhandle
From September 23 through 27, 1846, the Mormon Battalion crossed the northwestern portion of the Oklahoma panhandle. The little army's 500-plus volunteers, recruited for the Mexican War, were enlisted near Council Bluffs, Iowa, from among the first . . . — Map (db m55260) HM
Oklahoma (Cimarron County), Boise City — The Santa Fe Trail
(Left Panel) The Santa Fe Trail A Bridge Between the United States and Mexico Before you is a portion of the historic Santa Fe Trail. Established as a wagon route by William Becknell in 1822, the Santa Fe Trail became the . . . — Map (db m106478) HM
Oklahoma (Cimarron County), Wheeless — Fort Nichols7 mi S.W.
Established in May 1865, by Kit Carson, hero of Valverde and Brig. Gen., New Mexico Volunteers, to guard Santa Fe Trail and furnish escorts for caravans engaged in Santa Fe trade. Santa Fe Trail crossed this highway here and was first traveled by . . . — Map (db m39798) HM

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