(Front):To honor The Confederate Soldiers of the Battle of Cabin Creek Sept. 19, 1864 Erected by Okla. Division Daughters of the Confederacy June 1961
(Back): Battle of Cabin Creek Sept. 19, 1864 Confederate Forces --
Brig. Gen. . . . — — Map (db m52268) HM
The First Kansas Colored Volunteer Infantry was the first Black unit to engage in battle in the Civil War. On July 2, 1863, while escorting a wagon train bound for Fort Gibson, the First Kansas Colored was attacked here by Stand Watie's Confederates . . . — — Map (db m52266) HM
14 miles S-E, is Langley the site of the Grand River Dam Lake, covering 45,000 acres, with a shore line of 1100 miles, costing more than $20,000,000.00. The largest multiple type arch dam on earth. It was constructed as an electric and flood control . . . — — Map (db m55647) HM
Will Rogers formed lifelong ties to Vinita by attending school here, the Worcester Academy, 1889 and the Willie-Hasell College, 1894 and 1895 terms.
In 1934, Will returned for a WHC reunion and spoke at Old Settlers Day. He urged friends, . . . — — Map (db m67804) HM
"Not In Vain"
may be the pride of
those who survived
and the epitaph of
those who fell
Dedicated on the Eleventh Hour of the Eleventh Day of the Eleventh Month in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Nine Hundred and . . . — — Map (db m67801) WM
Established at Vinita
Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory
by the Rev. J. W. Scroggs, D.D.
Dedicated Jan. 14, 1883
Named in honor of the
Rev. Samuel A. Worcester, D.D.
Missionary among the Cherokees — — Map (db m55648) HM