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

Clickable Map of Jackson 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> Jackson County, OK (3) Greer County, OK (2) Harmon County, OK (2) Kiowa County, OK (5) Tillman County, OK (3) Hardeman County, TX (15) Wilbarger County, TX (17)  JacksonCounty(3) Jackson County (3)  GreerCounty(2) Greer County (2)  HarmonCounty(2) Harmon County (2)  KiowaCounty(5) Kiowa County (5)  TillmanCounty(3) Tillman County (3)  HardemanCountyTexas(15) Hardeman County (15)  WilbargerCounty(17) Wilbarger County (17)
Altus is the county seat for Jackson County
Adjacent to Jackson County, Oklahoma
      Greer County (2)  
      Harmon County (2)  
      Kiowa County (5)  
      Tillman County (3)  
      Hardeman County, Texas (15)  
      Wilbarger County, Texas (17)  
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1 Oklahoma, Jackson County, Altus — The Altus Jackson County Well
Hand dug in 1889-90 by Mr. Sam Neal who homesteaded on the lands that comprise downtown Altus. This well provided the lone soft water supply to the town for several years. It was 35 feet deep and was walled with brick. Rediscovered in 1989, this . . . Map (db m180123) HM
2 Oklahoma, Jackson County, Altus — The Great Western Cattle TrailCirca 1876 - 1895
Began in southern Texas after Quanah Parker and the Comanches surrendered at Fort Sill in 1875. Due to the failing Post-Civil war economy in Texas, ranchers developed a 1,000 mile trail to Dodge City, Ogallala, and other northern markets to receive . . . Map (db m180178) HM
3 Oklahoma, Jackson County, Friendship — Friendship / Western Cattle Trail
Friendship Friendship was once called Alfalfa, serving as the site of the Alfalfa Post Office from 1903 to 1905. Clabber Flat School, which began one mile west and one-half mile north of here in 1899, became the first Friendship School, . . . Map (db m182289) HM
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May. 30, 2023