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By Michael Manning, December 26, 2010
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Oklahoma (Muskogee County), Fort Gibson — 237-2000 — Manard
Site of Manard Settlement on Bayou Menard. Named for Pierre Menard (1766-1844. Menard, an early day fur trader, merchant and member of the Chouteau family. Served as the first territorial governor of Illinois. Springs at Manard identified as a . . . — Map (db m52605) HM
Oklahoma (Muskogee County), Haskell — Battery C, 160th Field Artillery Battalion, 45th Infantry Division Memorial — Thunderbirds — 1950 • Korean War Memorial • 1953

[Honor Roll of Veterans]

(back)

The Town of Haskell This memorial testifies to future generations our everlasting appreciation for all Korean War Veterans. Some gave much, others gave all. Yours was a much appreciated . . . — Map (db m108959) HM WM

Oklahoma (Muskogee County), Haskell — Battery E and Battery C 160th Field Artillery
. . . — Map (db m111693) WM
Oklahoma (Muskogee County), Haskell — Btry B 171st Field Artillery Bn / Btry C 160th Field Artillery Bn — 45th Infantry Division
Btry B 171st FA BN World War II

Btry C 160th FA BN Korean War

Haskell, Oklahoma — Map (db m111686) WM

Oklahoma (Muskogee County), Haskell — First Haskell Casualties

Toll Donaghe • WW I • 1918 Lee Elliott • WW II • 1943

Donaghe - Elliott Post 56 Haskell Oklahoma Chartered 1934

Honoring All American Veterans

In times of trouble and of war God and the Soldier we all adore With . . . — Map (db m111692) WM

Oklahoma (Muskogee County), Haskell — JB Bates, Sr. — June 13, 1916 • Dec. 17, 2008

1921 Tulsa Race Riot Survivor — Map (db m111732) HM

Oklahoma (Muskogee County), Haskell — 72 — La Harpe's Council
First peace council and alliance in Oklahoma between a European nation and Indian tribes held here at a Tawakoni village by Comdt Bernard De La Harpe on his first visit to the Arkansas River. He erected a post here carved with the coat-of-arms of . . . — Map (db m77867) HM
Oklahoma (Muskogee County), Haskell — War and Veterans Memorial

Dedicated to the men and women of Haskell who served their country with honor

In Memoriam 1917 - 1918 Toll Donaghe

1941 - 1945 Raymond Harmon • Lee Elliott, Jr. Tommie Riddle • Arthur Miller Joe S. Ferguson • Ralph . . . — Map (db m111690) WM

Oklahoma (Muskogee County), Muscogee — Milly Francis
Milly Francis was the daughter of the Creek chief Hillis Hadjo during the Florida War 1817. Fifteen-year-old Milly by her plea saved the life of a young white officer Duncan McKrimmon, whom they were about to kill. She later declined his offer of . . . — Map (db m115647) HM
Oklahoma (Muskogee County), Muskogee — "The Sentry" — Sculptor Genie E. Basey

In memory of Benjamin Howard Gaston, M.D. 1926 - 1997

1947 - Graduated Johns Hopkins Medical School

Captain, United States Army Surgical Research Unit

Brooke Army Medical Center

In honor of forty years of surgical . . . — Map (db m108930) HM WM

Oklahoma (Muskogee County), Muskogee — 42nd Infantry (Rainbow) Division National Memorial

This open air theatre is dedicated as a living memorial to our comrades of World War I and World War II who gave their lives in the service of their beloved country.

It looks across to the Cookson Hills, the site of Camp Gruber, where the . . . — Map (db m108931) HM WM

Oklahoma (Muskogee County), Muskogee — American Society of Landscape Architects Centennial Medallion — Honor Heights Park

The American Society of Landscape Architects 1899-1999

This site is recognized as a National Landmark for Outstanding Landscape Architecture — Map (db m108934) HM

Oklahoma (Muskogee County), Muskogee — Better Homes & Gardens' Highest Community Honor
. . . — Map (db m108933) HM
Oklahoma (Muskogee County), Muskogee — Dr. John Hutchings White

Iron Sculpture by John Carson, Muskogee Artist

Contributed by Marie White Rhodes

in Commemoration of

Dr. John Hutchings White

pioneer Physician and Surgeon who emigrated from Virginia to Indian Territory in 1902 to . . . — Map (db m108936) HM

Oklahoma (Muskogee County), Muskogee — 71 — Fort Davis
Established Nov. 1861 by Gen. Albert Pike, C.S. Army. Named for Pres. Jefferson Davis, who had been stationed in the area when a Lieut. U.S. Army. Nearly one million dollares spent on this post by Confederates. In Second Federal Invasion Ft. Davis . . . — Map (db m52277) HM
Oklahoma (Muskogee County), Muskogee — Hitching Post Stone

This hitching post stone was placed at Three Rivers Museum in memory of Dr. H. Sessler Hoss 1882 - 1921 — Map (db m108897) HM

Oklahoma (Muskogee County), Muskogee — Honor Heights Park — Dedication — 1914 - 1918

This park is laid like a Wreath of Honor on the highland of this city by the People of Muskogee as a tribute to those of our country who served in the World War 1914-1918 in camp or in field at home or abroad in all the multitudes . . . — Map (db m108932) WM

Oklahoma (Muskogee County), Muskogee — Memorial U.S.S. Shark (SS174) — Lost Feb. 11, 1942 — God Rest Their Souls

Theodore A. Bellard MMI Walter R. Blanchard CTM John A. Bolton RM1 Thomas L. Brannan S1 Grady G. Byus, Jr. MM1 Earl W. Cassidy LTJG John P.Cooley MM2 Billy B. Crawford F3 Albert E. Croft EM2 William T. Dawson EM2 Edwin . . . — Map (db m108912) HM WM

Oklahoma (Muskogee County), Muskogee — Midland Valley Station

The Midland Valley Railroad Company was incorporated in 1903 and headquartered in Muskogee. This passenger station was built in 1917 and during the 1920's as many as eight trains carrying 9,000 passengers per day traveled from Tulsa to this . . . — Map (db m108907) HM

Oklahoma (Muskogee County), Muskogee — Muskogee Nation Commemorative Stone — May the 26th, 1850
. . . — Map (db m108937) HM
Oklahoma (Muskogee County), Muskogee — Severs Block

Captain F.B. Severs erected the original Severs Block Building, with its historic Gothic entrance at Main Street and Broadway, in 1890 to house the newly organized First National Bank of Muskogee, Indian Territory.

Between 1901 and 1903 the . . . — Map (db m108896) HM

Oklahoma (Muskogee County), Muskogee — 73 — State's Earliest Oil Refinery
Muskogee Oil Refining Company, organized in March 1905, built a finishing plant near this site in November, 1904. It soon was producing lamp kerosene, lubricating oil and industrial fuel - the beginning of oil refining in Oklahoma, a leading . . . — Map (db m73123) HM
Oklahoma (Muskogee County), Muskogee — Thomas-Foreman House
This house was built in 1898 by John R. Thomas, Federal Judge from 1897-1901. As a former congressman from Illinois, his influence was responsible for the increase of the United States Navy from one battleship to that equal other nations of the day. . . . — Map (db m77870) HM
Oklahoma (Muskogee County), Muskogee — Troops L & M, Roosevelt's Rough Riders

On this spot on May 12, 1898 200 men of the City of Muscogee and the Indian Territory were sworn into the service of their country. They valiantly defended it's ideals at San Juan Hill, Cuba as . . . — Map (db m108920) HM WM

Oklahoma (Muskogee County), Muskogee — Union Agency — Established July 1, 1874

Consolidated U. S. Indian office for Five Civilized Tribes. Cornerstone of old stone building here laid Aug. 18, 1875, in ceremony led by Agent G. W. Ingalls, with address by Wm. P. Ross, Chief, Cherokee Nation; first Masonic cornerstone laying . . . — Map (db m108935) HM

Oklahoma (Muskogee County), Muskogee — Union Agency — Indian Territory — Erected 1875

Dedicated as historical site

October 15, 1986 — Map (db m108938) HM

Oklahoma (Muskogee County), Muskogee — Union Agency Building

Begun in 1875, this Agency was the first building erected by the U.S. government to house the superintendencey [sic] of the Five Civilized Tribes. Used briefly, the building was leased in 1875 to the Baptist Mission Society as a school for the . . . — Map (db m108939) HM

Oklahoma (Muskogee County), Muskogee — Vietnam War Memorial — Memoriam

Dedicated to the memory of the Muskogee area men who made the supreme sacrifice for freedom's cause in Vietnam by the Kiwanis Club of Muskogee

Ronald Stewart Allen III SSgt Jedd Edward Ashby Sgt Rex Lee Brown PFC Michael . . . — Map (db m108921) WM

Oklahoma (Muskogee County), Muskogee — War Memorial

In Memoriam to those who served and died in defense of their country Spanish American War Mexican War World War I ——————————— In Memoriam to those who . . . — Map (db m108923) WM

Oklahoma (Muskogee County), Muskogee — World War Memorial

(East Elevation)

Erected in commemoration of members of the Five Civilized Tribes, whose record of enlistment, conduct in camp, and fortitude and valor on the battlefield, added lustre to the triumphant victory of our country . . . — Map (db m108942) HM WM

Oklahoma (Muskogee County), Webbers Falls — 75-1995 — Webbers Falls
Settled in 1829, named for Walter Webber, Western Cherokee Chief, who had a trading post here. Home of "Rich Joe" Vann to 1844, owner of "Lucy Walker," quarter mile race horse, for which he named his Mississippi River steamboat. In Civil War battle, . . . — Map (db m52567) HM

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