Most decorated Indian soldier in United States history who was honored by receiving forty-two awards and medals from the U.S. Armed Forces including five Bronze Stars, four Silver Stars, three Purple Hearts and one Air Medal.
The brave combat . . . — — Map (db m182082) HM
The present location of the Anadarko Community Library was previously an auto garage then car dealership that was built in 1902 and remodeled in 1916. In 1925, it became an Auto Electric and Battery Shop.
In the mid 1980's, the library board . . . — — Map (db m181825) HM
The Windhollow at 132 East Broadway is a resale outlet, selling both used and new items. It is housed in one of the few stuccoed buildings in the historic district. The three story building was renovated in 1983-84. The Sanborn and APP map have its . . . — — Map (db m181834) HM
Chief Cochise was a great leader of his people. He was accused falsely of a kidnapping and members of his tribe were killed by soldiers. He became a bitter enemy of the White man. Sculptor: Betty Butts — — Map (db m182527) HM
Brave Wiinnebago hero whose courage and self-sacrifice reflects the traditional spirit of bravery inherited from Great Indian Warriors. He gave his life for his country. Saved his comrades in battle and was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor. . . . — — Map (db m182108) HM
S.M. Singer was the owner and manager of Singer's clothing store from 1913 to 1947.
George's Department Store is Anadarko's oldest clothing and shoe store. It was opened in 1948 by George Salamy. For over 65 years, George made a tremendous . . . — — Map (db m181822) HM
Vigilant, stubborn, fierce and relentless war leader who became a legendary fighting hero.
He led his followers in revolt against cruelties and injustices that changed the brave Apache's way of life. Sculptor: Leonard McMurry Donor: Mrs. . . . — — Map (db m182545) HM
Mohawk Indian Chief who lived during the late 1500's. Social reformer, interested in ending war and promoting universal peace. Co-founder of the Iroquois Confederacy, an influence on the U.S. Constitution. Sculptor: Kenneth F. Campbell
Donor: . . . — — Map (db m182558) HM
U.S. Post Office (1947). The historic Anadarko post office building was previously the site of the Kiowa Indian Agency until 1947. The former name is still on the east side of the building.
The post office is listed on the National Historic . . . — — Map (db m166736) HM
Hosteen Klah was a noted medicine man and an unsurpassed weaver. His sand paintings were seen by President F.D. Roosevelt in 1934. He was a singer and a chanter of the many Navajo ceremonial chants. Sculptor: Allan Houser — — Map (db m182529) HM
The location of the Youngheim Clothing Co. for the better part of a century. In 1901, Herman Youngheim arrived at Ellis Island from Bad Wildengen, Germany.
Shortly after arriving in New York City, his family put him on a train to meet his . . . — — Map (db m181806) HM
Most notable chief of the Cherokees. Served as leader and statesman for a half century during the most dynamic period of Cherokee history. His love and attachment to the sacred home lands matched that of the full blood Cherokees, whom he led when . . . — — Map (db m182084) HM
Josι Maria Was Principal Chief of All Caddo Tribes and Led Them From the Brazos River, Texas in 1859, to the Site Now Called Anadarko, Oklahoma
Sculptor: Leonard McMurry
Donors: the Caddo Tribe and Citizens of Anadarko . . . — — Map (db m182078) HM
A Hopi tribal antelope, he received a silver medal in the 1912 Stockholm Olympics. He lived most of his life on Second Mesa, Hopi Reservation, Arizona. He won more than 25 track records during his school years. In 1967 he was inducted into the . . . — — Map (db m182526) HM
Martinez 1911 is embossed atop the store front. Andres Martinez, known as Andele, was an Apache captive. One day he and his nephew were taken by a band of Mescalaro Apache Indians. Andele's nephew, Pedro, didn't survive. Andele remained a slave for . . . — — Map (db m181819) HM
Wright was a teacher and researcher. She worked for the Oklahoma Historical Society researching and writing the history and language of the Cherokee, Choctaw, Chickasaw, Creek and Seminole. She wrote "A Guide to Oklahoma Indians" in 1951 and many . . . — — Map (db m182127) HM
Powhatan --- 1595 to 1617
Noted as the Angel of Mercy who saved
the starving colonists of Jamestown, Virginia
Sculptor: Kenneth F. Campbell
Donor: National Society of the Colonial Dames XVII Century — — Map (db m7619) HM
Wise, and eloquent leader, educator and warrior of great distinction. Friend of President Andrew Jackson and leader of Choctaw warriors in the War of 1812.
Sculptor: Leonard McMurry
Donated by: Frances Billingsley — — Map (db m182109) HM
Redskin Theatre at 221 West Broadway. The Redskin Theater's formal opening was held on Wednesday February 12, 1947. It was designed by architect Jack Corgan of Dallas, Texas, and constructed by Cowan Construction of Shawnee, Oklahoma.
Arrows . . . — — Map (db m181831) HM
This school opened at the Indian agency on Sugar Creek with 8 pupils. A new building was erected as a boarding school in 1872, for Wichita and Caddo children. Fire in 1878 destroyed the school. It soon reopened in a new building here on the Washita . . . — — Map (db m166713) HM
"Orator of the Plains" One of the most illustrious and colorful Indian leaders of the southwest region. Signer of the Medicine Lodge treaties which benefit the Nation's Indian tribes today.
Satanta's (Set-Tainte) Children . . . — — Map (db m182604) HM
Beloved Southern Cherokee Chief
who served during Civil War as
brave Brigadier General. Last
Confederate leader to surrender.
Donors Frances Billingsley
Plains Indian Arts and Crafts — — Map (db m7719) HM
Kiowa Chief 1832 - 1903
Stumbling Bear became a chieftain for his leadership in battle at the age of 22. He led war parties against the Navajos in 1856-57. Against the Utes in 1859-59 and Kit Carson at Adobe Walls, Texas in 1865. He was a . . . — — Map (db m182514) HM
Born and raised in southwest Oklahoma, Cannon permanently resided in Santa Fe, N.M. at the time of his death. Following his studies at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, Cannon quickly became internationally recognized as a leading . . . — — Map (db m182531) HM
A noted warrior / statesman who
conceived a confederation of Indian
Tribes to stem the flow of white
migration, revitalize tribal culture
and preserve tribal lands along the
Mississippi Valley. Killed in the
Battle of Thames River, 1813 . . . — — Map (db m11498) HM
The Anadarko Heritage Museum is housed in the old Rock Island Depot (1912). The museum was established in 1936 by the Philomathic clubwomen, and was previously located at the old City Hall then the Fire station and Police Department.
Through . . . — — Map (db m181858) HM
The building that houses the Soda Fountain Eatery was built in 1901. This building has only housed pharmacies until it was converted into a restaurant in 2012, and had only three owners over the past century or more.
The current establishment . . . — — Map (db m181814) HM
"Old Man Wagon" Kiowa Principal Chief From 1833-1866
A courageous warrior, peacemaker, skilled diplomat and a member of Koitsenko "Real dogs", the elite Kiowa military society consisting of the 10 bravest men in the Kiowa tribe.
He . . . — — Map (db m182501) HM
This building has been the location of a number of businesses over the years. It was WN Lankford Grocery before 1935 when it became Hagemeier Grocery, then a year later it was Toma's Grocery.
Bill's Club was here in 1938, followed by Broadway . . . — — Map (db m181824) HM
(Warm Springs Apache-Band of Chil-ehn-deh) ca 1809 - 1879
Victorio was known for his skills in warfare tactics. He lived up to his name, "The Triumphant One". Despite the hardships and abuses imposed on his people, he tried to keep peace. He . . . — — Map (db m182469) HM
Honor Roll of All Cement Area Men Who Died While Our Country. 2nd LT. William A. Simms 2nd LT. V. Leslie Dixon Clyde Walker, S. SGT. Samuel Lawrence Estes, PVT. Sidney Ezzell, PVT. Lester Logston, SA Loftin McGinnis, CPL. John David . . . — — Map (db m192435) WM
Established Oct. 1. 1859 by 1st Cavalry, U.S.A. under Major Wm. H. Emory. Post evacuated by Federal troops, May 1861, and occupied by Confederate garrison 1862. Hq. for Gen. W.B. Hazen, special Indian Agent, 1868. Gen. Phil H. Sheridan based here . . . — — Map (db m181533) HM
This bridge spans the South Canadian River, which at this point is the boundary between Canadian and Caddo Counties Oklahoma. It is 3,944.33 feet in length and was built jointly by the state and federal governments. Contract for its construction was . . . — — Map (db m171053) HM
Established in 1911 and known as Science Hill. The school house was located one half mile east of this memorial. Later the name was changed to Britton School in honor of the pioneer family. The church located at the same site served as a Grade . . . — — Map (db m142497) HM
This rural Rt. 66 filling station with an over the drive design was built by Carl Ditmore in 1929.
W.O. Waldrop bought the business/home in 1934 and renamed the place, the Provine Station. A small tourist court was added for overnight stays. . . . — — Map (db m174530) HM
An encomium of honor to
Senator Don Baldwin
Born Feb. 2, 1912 Anadarko
Caddo County Oklahoma
Member House of
Majority Floor Leader
State Senate 1955
President Pro Tempore
State Senate . . . — — Map (db m171056) HM