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Historical Markers in Woodward County, Oklahoma

 
Clickable Map of Woodward County, Oklahoma and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Woodward County, OK (10) Dewey County, OK (2) Ellis County, OK (3) Harper County, OK (1) Major County, OK (5) Woods County, OK (2)  WoodwardCounty(10) Woodward County (10)  DeweyCounty(2) Dewey County (2)  EllisCounty(3) Ellis County (3)  HarperCounty(1) Harper County (1)  MajorCounty(5) Major County (5)  WoodsCounty(2) Woods County (2)
Woodward is the county seat for Woodward County
Adjacent to Woodward County, Oklahoma
      Dewey County (2)  
      Ellis County (3)  
      Harper County (1)  
      Major County (5)  
      Woods County (2)  
 
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1Oklahoma, Woodward County, Fort Supply — Camp SupplyNear here North
Established Nov. 1868 by Gen. Alfred Sully with 5 companies of 3rd Inf. This was the supply base for Col. Custer's 7th Cav. Here, Dec. 2, 1868, Gen. Sheridan received Custer returning from the Battle of the Washita. Name changed to Ft. Supply 1889. . . . Map (db m39803) HM
2Oklahoma, Woodward County, Fort Supply — Historic Fort Supply Cemetery
Fort Supply Period 1873 to 1895 This site was chosen as the second cemetery for Fort Supply. While many soldiers and civilians were buried here, the soldiers were moved to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas in 1895 after the post was abandoned. Some . . . Map (db m162441) HM
3Oklahoma, Woodward County, Fort Supply — Military Road Crossing
Here, between 1874 and 1890, supply wagons, a daily stage coach and the U.S. Mail moved over this earliest known trail from Dodge City, Kansas to Fort Elliott, Texas. The fort, first known as "Cantonment on Sweet water" was established after the . . . Map (db m182287) HM
4Oklahoma, Woodward County, Fort Supply — The Cooper Site
2 miles NE of here is the Cooper Paleoindian bison kill. The site was the scene of the largest Folsom (ca 10,500 years ago) bison kills known. Each event saw over 30 bison herded into a dead-end gully. Hunters on the gully rim killed the animals . . . Map (db m162446) HM
5Oklahoma, Woodward County, Woodward — Boiling Springs - An Oasis on the Prairie
Boiling Springs has long been a prairie oasis. Before pioneer settlement, Plains Indians came here to camp and rest. After the Land Run of 1893, this park area was part of several pioneer homesteads. In 1925 William Shaul purchased land containing . . . Map (db m191656) HM
6Oklahoma, Woodward County, Woodward — Boiling Springs State Park and the Civilian Conservation Corps
During the 1930's, one of the most important programs within President Roosevelt's "New Deal" was the Civilian Conservation Corps. The CCC enrollees were unmarried men who were between the ages of 18 and 25. Each CCC worker received a monthly wage . . . Map (db m191653) HM
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7Oklahoma, Woodward County, Woodward — CrossingFort Supply - Fort Reno — Military Road —
In 1870 a supply road was established between Fort Supply and the Cheyenne-Arapaho agency in Darlington, O.T. the road and telegraph line was built as an extension of the Fort Dodge KS - Fort Supply Trail and extended to Fort Reno in 1875. In . . . Map (db m214654) HM
8Oklahoma, Woodward County, Woodward — Military Chapel
Built in 1868 as the Military Chapel at Old Camp Supply, this historic church was pulled across the plains on cedar logs by yoked oxen after the opening of the Cherokee Outlet in 1893 into Woodward to become St. John's Episcopal Church. "A house . . . Map (db m191683) HM
9Oklahoma, Woodward County, Woodward — The Civilian Conservation Corps and Boiling Springs State Park
This park was created between 1935 and 1940 by members of Civilian Conservation Corps Company No. 2822. One of many such units organized by the Federal government during the Great Depression to provide useful employent for thousands of young men and . . . Map (db m191650) HM
10Oklahoma, Woodward County, Woodward — The Civilian Conservation Corps Company 2822 Woodward Oklahoma
Most CCC enrollees from company 2822 were young, unmarried, men who were between the ages of 18 and 25. Each CCC enrollee received a monthly wage of $30, of which $25 was sent home to help their family. The members of the CCC lived in work camps . . . Map (db m191680) HM
 
 
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Feb. 3, 2023