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

Okmulgee County Oklahoma Historical Markers

Henryetta War Memorial Marker image, Touch for more information
By Randal B. Gilbert, November 20, 2015
Henryetta War Memorial Marker
Oklahoma (Okmulgee County), Henryetta — Henryetta War MemorialThe Spirit of the American Doughboy
The “American Doughboy” represents the American Soldier of WWI. He is charging over the top towards the enemy line, carrying full field equipment. He was erected as a memorial to the war veterans “by the people.” He arrived . . . — Map (db m90793) WM
Oklahoma (Okmulgee County), Okmulgee — Creek Capitol
Erected 1878, Ward Coachman, Principal Chief. Creek Nation organized 1867 under written constitution, and Okmulgee named as capital. Noted Chiefs here included Samuel Checote, Joseph Perryman, Isparhecher, Pleasant Porter. “Okmulgee . . . — Map (db m76561) HM
Oklahoma (Okmulgee County), Okmulgee — Samuel ChecoteGrave 1.9 miles N.W.
This noted Creek leader, b. 1819, Ala., had attended old Asbury Mission before he came to Ind. Ty. He was a Methodist preacher for 32 years until his death, 1884. He served as Lieut. Col. of First Regt. Creek Mounted Vols., C.S.A., during the Civil . . . — Map (db m76604) HM

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May. 26, 2020