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By Michael Manning, December 23, 2010
Confederate Soldiers Marker
Oklahoma (Craig County), Big Cabin — Confederate Soldiers — Battle of Cabin Creek, Sept. 19, 1864
(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
Oklahoma (Craig County), Big Cabin — First Kansas Colored Volunteer Infantry — 79th U.S.C.T. — First Battle of Cabin Creek, 1863
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
Oklahoma (Craig County), Vinita — A-12 — Grand River Dam — Will Rogers Memorial Highway
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
Oklahoma (Craig County), Vinita — U.S. 66 Will Rogers Highway — Chicago to Los Angeles — Main St. of America
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
Oklahoma (Craig County), Vinita — War Memorial
"Not In Vain" may be the pride of those who survived and the epitaph of those who fell Winston Churchill 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
Oklahoma (Craig County), Vinita — Worcester Academy — A Congregational Mission School
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

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