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Historical Markers in Anadarko, Oklahoma
Anadarko is in Caddo County
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| Most decorated Indian soldier in United States history who was honored by receiving forty-two awards and medals from the U.S. Armed Forces including five Bronze Stars, four Silver Stars, three Purple Hearts and one Air Medal.
The brave combat . . . — — Map (db m182082) HM|
| Principal Chief of Choctaw Nation Gave Oklahoma Its Name — — Map (db m182071) HM|
|The present location of the Anadarko Community Library was previously an auto garage then car dealership that was built in 1902 and remodeled in 1916. In 1925, it became an Auto Electric and Battery Shop.
In the mid 1980's, the library board . . . — — Map (db m181825) HM|
|The Windhollow at 132 East Broadway is a resale outlet, selling both used and new items. It is housed in one of the few stuccoed buildings in the historic district. The three story building was renovated in 1983-84. The Sanborn and APP map have its . . . — — Map (db m181834) HM|
|Native Kansa (Kaw) of Kansas who was elected Vice President of the United States, 1928. — — Map (db m182129) HM|
|1838 (approx.) - 1904
Famous in Military and Tactical
skill for his tribe, The Nez Perce. — — Map (db m11497) HM|
|Brave Wiinnebago hero whose courage and self-sacrifice reflects the traditional spirit of bravery inherited from Great Indian Warriors. He gave his life for his country. Saved his comrades in battle and was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor. . . . — — Map (db m182108) HM|
|S.M. Singer was the owner and manager of Singer's clothing store from 1913 to 1947.
George's Department Store is Anadarko's oldest clothing and shoe store. It was opened in 1948 by George Salamy. For over 65 years, George made a tremendous . . . — — Map (db m181822) HM|
| U.S. Post Office (1947). The historic Anadarko post office building was previously the site of the Kiowa Indian Agency until 1947. The former name is still on the east side of the building.
The post office is listed on the National Historic . . . — — Map (db m166736) HM|
|The location of the Youngheim Clothing Co. for the better part of a century. In 1901, Herman Youngheim arrived at Ellis Island from Bad Wildengen, Germany.
Shortly after arriving in New York City, his family put him on a train to meet his . . . — — Map (db m181806) HM|
|1888 - 1953
Sac and Fox & part Potawatomi.
World's Greatest Athlete, Winner of
the Olympic Games at Stockholm
Sweden, 1912. — — Map (db m11496) HM|
|Most notable chief of the Cherokees. Served as leader and statesman for a half century during the most dynamic period of Cherokee history. His love and attachment to the sacred home lands matched that of the full blood Cherokees, whom he led when . . . — — Map (db m182084) HM|
| Josι Maria Was Principal Chief of All Caddo Tribes and Led Them From the Brazos River, Texas in 1859, to the Site Now Called Anadarko, Oklahoma
Sculptor: Leonard McMurry
Donors: the Caddo Tribe and Citizens of Anadarko . . . — — Map (db m182078) HM|
|Martinez 1911 is embossed atop the store front. Andres Martinez, known as Andele, was an Apache captive. One day he and his nephew were taken by a band of Mescalaro Apache Indians. Andele's nephew, Pedro, didn't survive. Andele remained a slave for . . . — — Map (db m181819) HM|
|Wright was a teacher and researcher. She worked for the Oklahoma Historical Society researching and writing the history and language of the Cherokee, Choctaw, Chickasaw, Creek and Seminole. She wrote "A Guide to Oklahoma Indians" in 1951 and many . . . — — Map (db m182127) HM|
| Who Held a Home Land in Florida for the Seminoles as Their War Chief — — Map (db m182072) HM|
|Powhatan --- 1595 to 1617
Noted as the Angel of Mercy who saved
the starving colonists of Jamestown, Virginia
Sculptor: Kenneth F. Campbell
Donor: National Society of the Colonial Dames XVII Century — — Map (db m7619) HM|
|Noted Ottawa Chief in Detroit
region. Warrior, orator and
organizer of the Indian Tribes to
save America for the Indian People. — — Map (db m11499) HM|
|Wise, and eloquent leader, educator and warrior of great distinction. Friend of President Andrew Jackson and leader of Choctaw warriors in the War of 1812.
Sculptor: Leonard McMurry
Donated by: Frances Billingsley — — Map (db m182109) HM|
|Redskin Theatre at 221 West Broadway. The Redskin Theater's formal opening was held on Wednesday February 12, 1947. It was designed by architect Jack Corgan of Dallas, Texas, and constructed by Cowan Construction of Shawnee, Oklahoma.
Arrows . . . — — Map (db m181831) HM|
|This school opened at the Indian agency on Sugar Creek with 8 pupils. A new building was erected as a boarding school in 1872, for Wichita and Caddo children. Fire in 1878 destroyed the school. It soon reopened in a new building here on the Washita . . . — — Map (db m166713) HM|
|Cherokee - - - 1764-1843
Artist and tribal leader
Famous inventor of the Cherokee Alphabet
Sculptor Leonard McMurry
— — Map (db m28103) HM|
|Beloved Southern Cherokee Chief
who served during Civil War as
brave Brigadier General. Last
Confederate leader to surrender.
Donors Frances Billingsley
Plains Indian Arts and Crafts — — Map (db m7719) HM|
|A noted warrior / statesman who
conceived a confederation of Indian
Tribes to stem the flow of white
migration, revitalize tribal culture
and preserve tribal lands along the
Mississippi Valley. Killed in the
Battle of Thames River, 1813 . . . — — Map (db m11498) HM|
| The Anadarko Heritage Museum is housed in the old Rock Island Depot (1912). The museum was established in 1936 by the Philomathic clubwomen, and was previously located at the old City Hall then the Fire station and Police Department.
Through . . . — — Map (db m181858) HM|
|The building that houses the Soda Fountain Eatery was built in 1901. This building has only housed pharmacies until it was converted into a restaurant in 2012, and had only three owners over the past century or more.
The current establishment . . . — — Map (db m181814) HM|
|Noted as the "War Chief" of the Chickasaws, advisor and leader in the Treaty of Pontotoc (1832) and final removal of the tribe to the west. — — Map (db m182128) HM|
|This building has been the location of a number of businesses over the years. It was WN Lankford Grocery before 1935 when it became Hagemeier Grocery, then a year later it was Toma's Grocery.
Bill's Club was here in 1938, followed by Broadway . . . — — Map (db m181824) HM|