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

Tillman County Oklahoma Historical Markers

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By Caroline Mitchell Carrico, July 22, 2017
The adventures of the Abernathy boys Marker
Oklahoma (Tillman County), Frederick — The adventures of the Abernathy boys
In the summer of 1909 the Abernathy brothers set off alone on horseback, riding from their Cross Roads Ranch in Tillman County to Santa Fe, New Mexico and back. Louie (Bud) was nine years old. Temple was only five.

On April 5, 1919, with Bud and . . . — Map (db m120036) HM

Oklahoma (Tillman County), Hollister — The Great Wolf Hunt
President Theodore Roosevelt arrived by train, in Frederick, Oklahoma, on April 5, 1905. The President came to join famed wolf hunter, Jack “Catch ‘em Alive” Abernathy, on a wolf hunting expedition. More than 5,000 excited citizens . . . — Map (db m108858) HM
Oklahoma (Tillman County), Tipton — Site of Beginning Trip of Abernathy Boys to New York City in 1910
On April 5, 1910, 9 year old Bud and 5 year old Temple Abernathy, left the Crossroads Ranch near Frederick, Oklahoma, and traveled alone on horseback to New York City. Their father, Jack Abernathy, a close friend of President Theodore Roosevelt, was . . . — Map (db m120033) HM

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