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Historical Markers and War Memorials in McCurtain County, Oklahoma

Clickable Map of McCurtain 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> McCurtain County, OK (11) Choctaw County, OK (11) Le Flore County, OK (29) Pushmataha County, OK (25) Little River County, AR (9) Polk County, AR (1) Sevier County, AR (3) Bowie County, TX (23) Red River County, TX (24)  McCurtainCounty(11) McCurtain County (11)  ChoctawCounty(11) Choctaw County (11)  LeFloreCounty(29) Le Flore County (29)  PushmatahaCounty(25) Pushmataha County (25)  LittleRiverCountyArkansas(9) Little River County (9)  PolkCounty(1) Polk County (1)  SevierCounty(3) Sevier County (3)  BowieCountyTexas(23) Bowie County (23)  RedRiverCounty(24) Red River County (24)
Idabel is the county seat for McCurtain County
Adjacent to McCurtain County, Oklahoma
      Choctaw County (11)  
      Le Flore County (29)  
      Pushmataha County (25)  
      Little River County, Arkansas (9)  
      Polk County, Arkansas (1)  
      Sevier County, Arkansas (3)  
      Bowie County, Texas (23)  
      Red River County, Texas (24)  
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1 Oklahoma, McCurtain County, Broken Bow — 203-1995 — Military Road - Choctaw Trail of Tears
Cut from Washington, Ark., to Fort Towson in 1831 for removal of Choctaws from Miss., became known as Choctaw Trail of Tears after thousands of suffering Indians used it to reach new lands. Road served as major east-west artery for Choctaw Nation . . . Map (db m24398) HM
2 Oklahoma, McCurtain County, Haworth — 200 — Garland Cemetery
Small cemetery nearby contains graves of Choctaw chief Samuel Garland (1862 – 64) and family members including his mother-in-law, Sophie Pitchlynn. Peter Pitchlynn, son of Sophie and John Pitchlynn, was chief 1864 -- 66. Garland migrated from . . . Map (db m24400) HM
3 Oklahoma, McCurtain County, Hochatown — 230-1997 — Hochatown, Oklahoma
Original Hochatown was 5 miles east. The church and cemetery relocated during construction of Broken Bow Lake in 1965. Pre-historic hunters left spear points along the river 6000 B.C. Caddo Indians occupied this land from 1000 A.D. to 1791 A.D. . . . Map (db m193881) HM
4 Oklahoma, McCurtain County, Idabel — 704 — Miller Courthouse
To the southwest near Red River stood Miller Courthouse, county seat of Old Miller County, Arkansas Territory 1820-1828. First post office established there Sept. 7, 1824, J. H. Fowler, postmaster. Claiborne Wright, prominent settlement leader, . . . Map (db m147470) HM
5 Oklahoma, McCurtain County, Idabel — Operation Desert Shield/Storm Memorial
In honor of the brave men and women of Operation Desert Shield/Storm Aug. 7, 1990 - Feb. 27, 1991 Each of you have exemplified courage, endured hardship, sacrificed unselfishly, and in turn restored pride and patriotism to a grateful nation. . . . Map (db m194394) WM
6 Oklahoma, McCurtain County, Idabel — 207 — Shawneetown Reported missing
Many absentee Shawnee Indians migrated to this region from old Northwest Territory in early 1800’s settled and opened farms. A settlement of over 200 residents in vicinity became known as Shawneetown. Shawnees removed when land ceded to Choctaws in . . . Map (db m147476) HM
7 Oklahoma, McCurtain County, Idabel — We Served Proudly
In memory of all veterans of Company G · 180th Infantry Regiment · 45th Infantry Division. Home station Idabel, Oklahoma 1918 - 1968 World War II 511 Days and Korean War 429 Days Awards - One Medal of Honor, Eight Distinguished Service . . . Map (db m194228) WM
8 Oklahoma, McCurtain County, Ringold — 210 — Alikchi Court Ground
Nearby Alikchi Springs was site of court ground for Apukshunnubbee District, Choctaw Nation, 1838-1906. Justice dispensed here for major crimes committed by Choctaws, including capital punishment. Last legal execution under Choctaw law carried out . . . Map (db m145581) HM
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9 Oklahoma, McCurtain County, Smithville — 208 — Smithville
Formerly Hatobi (Man-Killer in Choctaw). Renamed in 1890 for pioneer Joshua Smith. Center of Choctaw settlement and activity in early period. Folsom Training School here 1921-33. Named for Choctaw minister Willis Folsom. W.B. Hubbell . . . Map (db m172374) HM
10 Oklahoma, McCurtain County, Valliant — 196 — Clear Creek Water Mill
Water powered grist mill in operation on Clear Creek early as 1819 by white settlers in old Miller County, Arkansas Territory. New mill built in 1837 by Choctaw Joel Kemp. A later owner, Choctaw John Wilson, replaced crude undershot wheel with . . . Map (db m24401) HM
11 Oklahoma, McCurtain County, Valliant — 198 — Elliott Academy
Established here in 1869 as Oak Hill Industrial Academy by Presbyterian Board of Missions as boarding school for children of Choctaw Freedmen. Academy succeeded small school begun in 1860 by ex-slave and Presbyterian Minister Charles W. Stewart to . . . Map (db m24403) HM
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Dec. 9, 2023