“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 Craig County, Oklahoma

Clickable Map of Craig 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> Craig County, OK (6) Delaware County, OK (4) Mayes County, OK (14) Nowata County, OK (1) Ottawa County, OK (33) Rogers County, OK (27) Cherokee County, KS (83) Labette County, KS (18)  CraigCounty(6) Craig County (6)  DelawareCounty(4) Delaware County (4)  MayesCounty(14) Mayes County (14)  NowataCounty(1) Nowata County (1)  OttawaCounty(33) Ottawa County (33)  RogersCounty(27) Rogers County (27)  CherokeeCountyKansas(83) Cherokee County (83)  LabetteCounty(18) Labette County (18)
Vinita is the county seat for Craig County
Adjacent to Craig County, Oklahoma
      Delaware County (4)  
      Mayes County (14)  
      Nowata County (1)  
      Ottawa County (33)  
      Rogers County (27)  
      Cherokee County, Kansas (83)  
      Labette County, Kansas (18)  
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1 Oklahoma, Craig County, Pensacola — Confederate SoldiersBattle of Cabin Creek, Sept. 19, 1864
To honor The Confederate Soldiers of the Battle of Cabin Creek Sept. 19, 1864 Erected by Okla. Division Daughters of the Confederacy June 1961 Reverse: Battle of Cabin Creek Sept. 19, 1864 Confederate Forces -- Brig. Gen. Stand Watie - . . . Map (db m52268) HM
2 Oklahoma, Craig County, Vinita — A-12 — Grand River DamWill Rogers Memorial Highway
14 miles S-E, is Langley the site of the Grand River Dam Lake, covering 45,000 acres, with a shore line of 1100 miles, costing more than $20,000,000.00. The largest multiple type arch dam on earth. It was constructed as an electric and flood control . . . Map (db m55647) HM
3 Oklahoma, Craig County, Vinita — President Franklin D. Roosevelt Stops at Vinita Katy Railroad Depot
On June 13th, 1936, President Roosevelt stopped his re-election special train in Vinita to honor citizens' request to help fund construction of the Grand River Dam. A large, rowdy crowd estimated at 5,000 greeted him. President Roosevelt . . . Map (db m184947) HM
4 Oklahoma, Craig County, Vinita — U.S. 66 - Will Rogers HighwayMain St. of America — Chicago to Los Angeles —
Will Rogers formed lifelong ties to Vinita by attending school here, the Worcester Academy, 1889 and the Willie-Hasell College, 1894 and 1895 terms. In 1934, Will returned for a WHC reunion and spoke at Old Settlers Day. He urged friends, . . . Map (db m67804) HM
5 Oklahoma, Craig County, Vinita — War Memorial
"Not In Vain" may be the pride of those who survived and the epitaph of those who fell Winston Churchill Dedicated on the Eleventh Hour of the Eleventh Day of the Eleventh Month in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Nine Hundred and . . . Map (db m67801) WM
6 Oklahoma, Craig County, Vinita — Worcester AcademyA Congregational Mission School
Established at Vinita Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory by the Rev. J. W. Scroggs, D.D. Dedicated Jan. 14, 1883 Named in honor of the Rev. Samuel A. Worcester, D.D. Missionary among the Cherokees Map (db m55648) HM
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Sep. 30, 2023