“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Carter County, Oklahoma

Clickable Map of Carter County, Oklahoma and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Carter County, OK (15) Garvin County, OK (2) Jefferson County, OK (5) Johnston County, OK (28) Love County, OK (4) Marshall County, OK (1) Murray County, OK (3) Stephens County, OK (15)  CarterCounty(15) Carter County (15)  GarvinCounty(2) Garvin County (2)  JeffersonCounty(5) Jefferson County (5)  JohnstonCounty(28) Johnston County (28)  LoveCounty(4) Love County (4)  MarshallCounty(1) Marshall County (1)  MurrayCounty(3) Murray County (3)  StephensCounty(15) Stephens County (15)
Ardmore is the county seat for Carter County
Adjacent to Carter County, Oklahoma
      Garvin County (2)  
      Jefferson County (5)  
      Johnston County (28)  
      Love County (4)  
      Marshall County (1)  
      Murray County (3)  
      Stephens County (15)  
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1 Oklahoma, Carter County, Ardmore — Ardmoreite Building
This building, originally built in 1930 by architect J.B. White, was called the Gilbert Building. It was renamed the Ardmoreite Building in 1966 when it became the home of The Daily Ardmoreite. Between 1930 and 1966 many businesses . . . Map (db m142416) HM
2 Oklahoma, Carter County, Ardmore — Civilian Conservation Corps and Lake Murray State ParkArdmore, Oklahoma
This park was created between 1933 and 1940 by members of Civilian Conservation Corps Companies 1813 and 849, two of many organized by the federal government during the Great Depression. To provide useful employment for thousands of young men . . . Map (db m212797) HM
3 Oklahoma, Carter County, Ardmore — Daubes’ Store
Daubes’ Department Store was a long time landmark on Main Street of Ardmore. The original Daube Store was opened in Bowie, Texas, in 1883, and was owned by Sam Daube. In about 1888, when the Ardmore area was in Pickens County, Indian . . . Map (db m142482) HM
4 Oklahoma, Carter County, Ardmore — Federal Courthouse (1898)Southern District — Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations, I.T. —
The construction of this courthouse was financed in 1898 by two private entrepreneurs, Joe F. Robinson and A. V. Doak. The building was leased to the Federal Government and the court was presided over by Judge Hosea Townsend. This fourth . . . Map (db m142411) HM
5 Oklahoma, Carter County, Ardmore — Hargrove College 1895-1914
A Methodist college once stood here. Begun by the City of Ardmore it was given to the Indian Mission Conference of the Methodist Church. Named in honor of Bishop Robt. K. Hargrove. In 1907 the school burned but was rebuilt north of the city. It . . . Map (db m141620) HM
6 Oklahoma, Carter County, Ardmore — Hotel Wisnor / Carter-Booker Building
The Hotel Wisnor, named in honor of Benjamin Wisnor Carter, prominent Chickasaw citizen, was built on this site in 1884 and was the first and finest establishment of its kind in Indian Territory. The three-story building of brick and stone had 50 . . . Map (db m142485) HM
7 Oklahoma, Carter County, Ardmore — Killing of US Marshal Dow Braziel
. . . Map (db m142122) HM
8 Oklahoma, Carter County, Ardmore — Luke’s Music Store
In 1893, E.B. Luke came to Ardmore, Chickasaw Nation, from Detroit, Michigan. At the time, his brother, Jack Luke, operated a music and school book store in Oklahoma City, and urged E.B. to open this same type of store in Ardmore. So in 1895, E.B. . . . Map (db m142420) HM
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9 Oklahoma, Carter County, Ardmore — Masonic Temple 1896
On April 19, 1895 a fire broke out in Harper’s Caddo Street Livery Stable. It quickly spread and consumed six blocks of East Main Street from the Santa Fe Railroad tracks to Washington (then known as Springer Street). Eighty-six businesses were . . . Map (db m142489) HM
10 Oklahoma, Carter County, Ardmore — Noble Brothers Hardware
The Noble Brothers, Sam and Ed, arrived in Ardmore, Chickasaw Nation, in 1893, from Oakland Prairie, Pickens County, after a brief sojourn in Pottsboro, Texas, where they were partners in a general merchandise business and operated a ferry crossing . . . Map (db m142481) HM
11 Oklahoma, Carter County, Ardmore — Randol Hotel
Before 1899, J.W. Banks built, at this site, a mercantile establishment combined with lodging quarters. In 1903, W.F. (Dixie) Gilmer arrived from North Carolina and leased the hotel which was a three story structure with rooms on the second and . . . Map (db m142422) HM
12 Oklahoma, Carter County, Dickson — Rosella Hightower / Joseph Callaway
Rosella Hightower The world renowned ballerina was born 1/20/1920 on Wolf Creek 2 miles south and ½ mile east (C SW SE SE Sect. 34, 3E 4S). She became the prima ballerina of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, the original Ballet Russe, . . . Map (db m147485) HM
13 Oklahoma, Carter County, Gene Autry — In Memory Of Of Those Who Died In Training Accidents During WWII And The Korean ConflictArdmore Army Air Field, WWII 1942-1946
March 14, 1943 Aeronca L-3C Grasshopper Emil M. Horkavi Gary, Indiana • Frank M. Dimond Wilmington, California November 4, 1943 B-17 Flying Fortress Derald C. Holland, Santa Ana, California • Lee R. Woodall Jr. El Dorado, Arkansas • . . . Map (db m209383) HM WM
14 Oklahoma, Carter County, Healdton — Healdton:Oklahoma's First State-regulated Oil Field
Production of crude oil from the newly-discovered Healdton field surrounding this marker site flooded the marker with an oversupply of petroleum protesting that pipeline purchases were inadequate. Producers claimed they were being deprived of . . . Map (db m180600) HM
15 Oklahoma, Carter County, Healdton — Vincent A. KimberlinJuly 10, 1918 - February 14, 1989 — Captain, Infantry, US Army —
WW II CO Co K 152nd Inf 38th Inf Div Wounded in Philippine Islands May 16, 1945 Korea CO Tank Co 179 Inf Reg 45 Inf Div wounded May 6, 1952 Distinguished Service Cross Distinguished Service Cross by direction of the President under the . . . Map (db m180534) HM WM
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Jun. 9, 2023