“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 Kiowa County, Oklahoma

Clickable Map of Kiowa 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> Kiowa County, OK (5) Beckham County, OK (19) Caddo County, OK (53) Comanche County, OK (140) Greer County, OK (2) Jackson County, OK (3) Tillman County, OK (3) Washita County, OK (13)  KiowaCounty(5) Kiowa County (5)  BeckhamCounty(19) Beckham County (19)  CaddoCounty(53) Caddo County (53)  ComancheCounty(140) Comanche County (140)  GreerCounty(2) Greer County (2)  JacksonCounty(3) Jackson County (3)  TillmanCounty(3) Tillman County (3)  WashitaCounty(13) Washita County (13)
Hobart is the county seat for Kiowa County
Adjacent to Kiowa County, Oklahoma
      Beckham County (19)  
      Caddo County (53)  
      Comanche County (140)  
      Greer County (2)  
      Jackson County (3)  
      Tillman County (3)  
      Washita County (13)  
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1 Oklahoma, Kiowa County, Babbs — Site of Babbs Switch Tragic School FireBabbs Memorial School — 1925 —
On Dec. 24, 1924, 35 people lost their lives while attending a Christmas party in a one room frame school house. The fire was started by a candle on a Christmas tree. A school building was built here as a memorial and a model to point the way to . . . Map (db m120170) HM
2 Oklahoma, Kiowa County, Hobart — Garret A. Hobart
Hobart was named to honor Garret A. Hobart, 24th Vice President of the United States. Hobart was the first town in Okla. to adopt a city flower 'the iris' In appreciation A birthday gift from the people of Hobart to their town on August 6, . . . Map (db m167255) HM
3 Oklahoma, Kiowa County, Mountain Park — Camp RadziminskiSite 2 mi. West
Established Sept., 1858, by four troops of crack 2nd Cav., under Major Earl Van Dorn. Named in memory of Lt. Charles Radziminski, a former member of the Regt. E. Kirby Smith, Cornelius Van Camp, Fitzhugh Lee, W. B. Royall all served there. Permanent . . . Map (db m119391) HM
4 Oklahoma, Kiowa County, Mountain View — Millie DurganWhite Captive — Kiowa Name: Sain-to-hoodle —
Captured at age eighteen months in the Elm Creek Raid, No. Texas, Fall, 1864. Adopted by the Kiowa tribe and married a Kiowa named Goombi. True identity not known until three years before her death in 1934. Buried in the Old Rainy Mt. Cemetery . . . Map (db m210487) HM
5 Oklahoma, Kiowa County, Snyder — Quanah Parker, the Last Comanche Chief, / Comancheria
Quanah Parker, the last Comanche Chief, was born in Elk Creek just below the Wichita mountains circa 1850. Quanah, the son of Petah Nocony and Cynthia Ann Parker who was captured by the Comanches, became a fierce warrior and skillfully . . . Map (db m120069) HM
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Dec. 1, 2023