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
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
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
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
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