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Historical Markers in Payne County, Oklahoma

 
Clickable Map of Payne 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 Payne County, OK (20) Creek County, OK (21) Lincoln County, OK (21) Logan County, OK (29) Noble County, OK (4) Pawnee County, OK (5)  PayneCounty(20) Payne County (20)  CreekCounty(21) Creek County (21)  LincolnCounty(21) Lincoln County (21)  LoganCounty(29) Logan County (29)  NobleCounty(4) Noble County (4)  PawneeCounty(5) Pawnee County (5)
Stillwater is the county seat for Payne County
Adjacent to Payne County, Oklahoma
      Creek County (21)  
      Lincoln County (21)  
      Logan County (29)  
      Noble County (4)  
      Pawnee County (5)  
 
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1Oklahoma, Payne County, Ingalls — Outlaw Battle — Site about 1 miles S.E.
On East 6th Avenue (State Highway 51) at South Bethel Road (County Route N34330), on the right when traveling east on East 6th Avenue.
A battle at Ingalls, Sept. 1, 1893, between a Dalton-Doolin gang and U.S. marshals was a climax in bringing law and order to Oklahoma and Indian territories. Three marshals and two residents were killed; several persons were wounded; one outlaw was . . . Map (db m52624) HM
2Oklahoma, Payne County, Ingalls — The Battle of Ingalls — 1893 — Pop. 150 —
On East 19th Avenue (County Road E0630) 0.1 miles east of South Walnut Street, on the right when traveling east.
On the morning of September 1, 1893 the area around this sign was the scene of one of the fiercest gunfights in the history of the state. Ingalls at the time was the hideout of the Bill Doolin gang. It included Arkansas Tom, Bitter Creek Yocum, and . . . Map (db m52664) HM
3Oklahoma, Payne County, Ingalls — U.S. Marshals Monument
On East 19th Ave (County Road E0630) 0.1 miles east of South Walnut Street, on the right when traveling east.
In memory of U.S. Marshals Dick Speed, Tom Houston, Lafe Shadley Who fell in the line of duty Sept. 1, 1893 by Dalton and Doolin gangMap (db m52628) HM
4Oklahoma, Payne County, Perkins — CCC Outhouse — Built 1935
Near North Main Street when traveling east.
NW/4 NE/4 SEC 4 - TWP 17N - RGE 3E Payne County, Oklahoma Made possible by a generous donation from Merrill Gates in memory Charles & Mary EvansMap (db m187209) HM
5Oklahoma, Payne County, Perkins — Davis-Longan Log Cabin — Built 1901
Near North Main Street east of North Main Street.
SE/4 SE/4 SEC 34 - TWP 18N - RGE 1E Payne County, Oklahoma Oklahoma Centennial 07 Is an official project of the Oklahoma Centennial Commemoration and was funded in part through a grant made possible by the Oklahoma Legislature and by . . . Map (db m186652) HM
6Oklahoma, Payne County, Perkins — Frank "Pistol Pete" Eaton — by Wayne Cooper
Near North Main Street south of North 4th Street when traveling east.
Perkins resident, Frank Eaton (1860-1958), was a colorful character out of the Old West - cowboy, scout, deputy U.S. Marshal, author, and living model for the OSU Cowboy.Map (db m187792) HM
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7Oklahoma, Payne County, Perkins — Frank Eaton Home — (1929-1958) — 119 E Chantry · Perkins, Oklahoma —
Near North Main Street east of North Main Street when traveling east.
Moved and restored by a generous donation from the Estate of Ed & Sarah Campbell and in part through a Grant by the Oklahoma Historical SocietyMap (db m186627) HM
8Oklahoma, Payne County, Perkins — IXL Schoolhouse — Built 1896
Near North Main Street south of North 4th Street when traveling east.
. . . Map (db m187733) HM
9Oklahoma, Payne County, Perkins — Methodist Episcopal Church — Built 1892
Near North Main Street south of North 4th Street when traveling east.
202 E Thomas Street Perkins, Payne County, Oklahoma Dedicated June 26, 1892, This is the oldest public building in Perkins and Payne County Made Possible by a donation from W. David Sasser Moved & restored by a generous donation from Bill . . . Map (db m187790) HM
10Oklahoma, Payne County, Perkins — Santa Fe Depot — Built 1916
Near North 4th Street east of North Main Street, on the right when traveling east.
Yale, Payne County, Oklahoma Cimarron Valley Railroad Museum Made Possible by a generous donation from Robert F. Read Moved and restored by a generous donation from Cecil & Carol AcuffMap (db m187330) HM
11Oklahoma, Payne County, Perkins — Vassar Barn — Built 1919
Near North Main Street when traveling east.
NE/4 SEC 4 - TWP 16 N - RGE 3 E Lincoln County Oklahoma Made Possible by a donation from the William A. Vassar Family Restored by Bob & Norma Constien, David Marshall, Shane Robinson, Kent Terrill Through a Generous donation from Jack K. . . . Map (db m187103) HM
12Oklahoma, Payne County, Perkins — Vassar Community Center — Built 2009
Near North Main Street west of North Main Street.
This building was made possible by a generous donation from Jack K. Vassar The Vassar family homesteaded in the Perkins community in 1891 when William A. Vassar moved to Oklahoma from Kansas. He and his wife, Mary, raised 5 children in the . . . Map (db m186592) HM
13Oklahoma, Payne County, Yale — Battle of Round Mountains
On East McElroy Road, 0.3 miles State Highway 18, on the left when traveling west.
Here between the landmark known as Round Mountains to the south and a camp on Salt Creek three miles to the northwest was fought the first battle of the Civil War in Oklahoma. When the five civilized tribes of the Indian Territory joined the . . . Map (db m209523) HM
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14Oklahoma, Payne County, Yale — Harold V. "Tex" Brown
Near East Detroit Avenue, 0.2 miles east of N H Street.
Dedicated to Harold V. "Tex" Brown. Historian, archeologist, authur, crusader, champion of sports. An ardent admirer of the great Jim Thorpe. Yale, Oklahoma, and all its citizens. Fondly Remembered He was born in 1920 and died in . . . Map (db m185007) HM
15Oklahoma, Payne County, Yale — L.F. Jones
On North Main Street at East Boston Avenue, on the right when traveling north on North Main Street.
Born on a cotton farm near meeker, Oklahoma, Leslie Farell Jones appeared destined to be a country banker. Leaving the farm at the age of thirteen, he took a job with the bank of Meeker thus initiating a career of banking surpassing 50 years until . . . Map (db m204770) HM
16Oklahoma, Payne County, Yale — Mable Dale Potts
On North Main Street just north of East Boston Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
Born April 5, 1901 in Galena, Kansas, Mable Dale was of Cherokee Indian descent. However, her paternal grandfather had been adopted into the Creek Indian Nation. Thus, when the United States Government allotted lands to those of Indian Descent . . . Map (db m204682) HM
17Oklahoma, Payne County, Yale — Nell Caroline Woodward Hancock
On North Main Street north of East Boston Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
Born May 19, 1882, in Frankfort, Michigan, graduated from high school in Frankfort, earned a teachers certificate from Mich. State Normal College, in Yfsilanti, Mich. Taught primary school in Frankfort. On Dec. 31, 1904, she married Frank Beckwith . . . Map (db m204800) HM
18Oklahoma, Payne County, Yale — Rice/Kerby Cabin
On East Boston Avenue, on the right when traveling east.
This cabin is the oldest known homestead in Payne County. Built in 1876 by Pawnee Rice and later occupied by the William Sherman Tecumseh Kerby family. It has been preserved and restored as a memorial to the pioneer spirit so richly portrayed by . . . Map (db m162440) HM
19Oklahoma, Payne County, Yale — World Famous Athlete Jim Thorpe
On East Chicago Avenue (State Highway 51) 0.1 miles east of N H Street, on the right when traveling west.
At the Olympic games in Stockholm, 1912, American Indian Thorpe was the winner in both the Pentathlon and Decathlon contests. The King of Sweden declared him, "The greatest athlete in the World." Thorpe made his home near here in Yale, 1917.Map (db m185006) HM
20Oklahoma, Payne County, Yate — The Camp of Washington Irving
Near East Detroit Avenue, 0.2 miles N H Street.
The Camp of Washington Irving, the first American Litterateur, was established near this spot October 20, 1832, during a tour on the prairies. This marker was erected October 20, 1932, by school children, original settlers of Oklahoma, and . . . Map (db m185008) HM
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Jan. 29, 2023