Wichita Village in Devil's Canyon was scene of 1st. meeting between the U.S. and Plains Indians in Oklahoma to promote peace, July 21, 1834. U.S. Dragoon Regiment under command of Col. Henry Dodge accompanied by other noted officers and civilians . . . — — Map (db m146590) HM
On Highway 283 at Road E1370, on the right when traveling north on Highway 283.
During the 1930s severe drought plagued the states in the Great Plains and deepened the Depression. High winds caused dust storms which blackened the sky. In 1934, President Franklin Roosevelt initiated a program to help stabilize the blowing soil . . . — — Map (db m39805) HM