“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 Major County, Oklahoma

Clickable Map of Major 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> Major County, OK (5) Alfalfa County, OK (4) Blaine County, OK (5) Dewey County, OK (2) Garfield County, OK (8) Kingfisher County, OK (8) Woods County, OK (2) Woodward County, OK (10)  MajorCounty(5) Major County (5)  AlfalfaCounty(4) Alfalfa County (4)  BlaineCounty(5) Blaine County (5)  DeweyCounty(2) Dewey County (2)  GarfieldCounty(8) Garfield County (8)  KingfisherCounty(8) Kingfisher County (8)  WoodsCounty(2) Woods County (2)  WoodwardCounty(10) Woodward County (10)
Fairview is the county seat for Major County
Adjacent to Major County, Oklahoma
      Alfalfa County (4)  
      Blaine County (5)  
      Dewey County (2)  
      Garfield County (8)  
      Kingfisher County (8)  
      Woods County (2)  
      Woodward County (10)  
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1 Oklahoma, Major County, Cleo Spring — Sod House
Built by Marshal McCully who staked land on which house stands during Cherokee Strip Run, September, 1893. Plowed sod for and erected house August 1894. Used as McCully home until large frame house constructed 1909. Of the many thousands . . . Map (db m162439) HM
2 Oklahoma, Major County, Fairview — Glass Mountains or Gloss Mountains
In February 1873 the name Glass Mountains appeared on a map issued by the Federal General Land Office. Two years later the same office issued another map calling them the Gloss Mountains. Thus precipitating a conflict that continues to this day. . . . Map (db m55717) HM
3 Oklahoma, Major County, Orienta — Horseshoe Bend
The sidewalk you are standing on was built on the original highway grade referred to as a "thoughfare" in 1924, State Highway 47 in 1927, and State Highway 15 in 1930. Since horse powered equipment could not penetrate the mountain where the . . . Map (db m182888) HM
4 Oklahoma, Major County, Orienta — Red Mesas of the Blaine Escarpment
The gypsum and shale buttes before you are relics of millions of years of geologic history. The white gypsum and red-brown shale were deposited in shallow seas that covered all of western Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle during the Permian Period, . . . Map (db m183142) HM
5 Oklahoma, Major County, Orienta — Welcome to the Gloss Mountains
The Gloss Mountains region has witnessed the passage of many visitors. Until the 1800's this area was the hunting domain of such Plains Indian tribes as the Apache, Kiowa and Comanche. Countless herds of buffalo once traveled here in their search . . . Map (db m182927) HM
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Oct. 1, 2023