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Historical Markers in Anadarko, Oklahoma

 
Clickable Map of Caddo County, Oklahoma and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Caddo County, OK (33) Blaine County, OK (2) Canadian County, OK (16) Comanche County, OK (23) Custer County, OK (10) Grady County, OK (1) Kiowa County, OK (4) Washita County, OK (10)  CaddoCounty(33) Caddo County (33)  BlaineCounty(2) Blaine County (2)  CanadianCounty(16) Canadian County (16)  ComancheCounty(23) Comanche County (23)  CusterCounty(10) Custer County (10)  GradyCounty(1) Grady County (1)  KiowaCounty(4) Kiowa County (4)  WashitaCounty(10) Washita County (10)
Anadarko is in Caddo County
    Caddo County (33)
    Blaine County (2)
    Canadian County (16)
    Comanche County (23)
    Custer County (10)
    Grady County (1)
    Kiowa County (4)
    Washita County (10)
 
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1Oklahoma (Caddo County), Anadarko — 1st Lieut. Pascal C. Poolaw — January 21, 1921 - November 7, 1967 — Kiowa Warrior —
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
2Oklahoma (Caddo County), Anadarko — Allen Wright (Kuliahote) — 1836 - 1883
Principal Chief of Choctaw Nation Gave Oklahoma Its NameMap (db m182071) HM
3Oklahoma (Caddo County), Anadarko — Anadarko Community Library — "Ca. 1902" — Historic Anadarko —
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
4Oklahoma (Caddo County), Anadarko — Bryan Hotel — (1902) — Historic Anadarko —
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
5Oklahoma (Caddo County), Anadarko — Charles Curtis — 1860-1936
Native Kansa (Kaw) of Kansas who was elected Vice President of the United States, 1928.Map (db m182129) HM
6Oklahoma (Caddo County), Anadarko — Chief Joseph — (Himnaton - Yalakit)
1838 (approx.) - 1904 Famous in Military and Tactical skill for his tribe, The Nez Perce. Map (db m11497) HM
7Oklahoma (Caddo County), Anadarko — Cpl. Mitchell Red Cloud, Jr. — Geeshayshag Maneega — 1925-1950 —
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
8Oklahoma (Caddo County), Anadarko — George's Department Store — Historic Anadarko —
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
9Oklahoma (Caddo County), Anadarko — Historic Anadarko
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
10Oklahoma (Caddo County), Anadarko — Ideal Decorating Center — (1902) — Historic Anadarko —
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
11Oklahoma (Caddo County), Anadarko — Jim Thorp — ( Wa-Tho-Buck)
1888 - 1953 Sac and Fox & part Potawatomi. World's Greatest Athlete, Winner of the Olympic Games at Stockholm Sweden, 1912. Map (db m11496) HM
12Oklahoma (Caddo County), Anadarko — John Ross — 1790 1866
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
13Oklahoma (Caddo County), Anadarko — Josι Maria — Anadarko Chief - 1805 to 1862
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
14Oklahoma (Caddo County), Anadarko — Lonnie's — Historic Anadarko —
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
15Oklahoma (Caddo County), Anadarko — Muriel Wright — Oklahoma Author and Historian — 1889-1975 —
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
16Oklahoma (Caddo County), Anadarko — Osceola (Asi Yahola) — 1803 - 1838
Who Held a Home Land in Florida for the Seminoles as Their War ChiefMap (db m182072) HM
17Oklahoma (Caddo County), Anadarko — Pocahontas
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 CenturyMap (db m7619) HM
18Oklahoma (Caddo County), Anadarko — Pontiac — 1720 - 1769
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
19Oklahoma (Caddo County), Anadarko — Pushmataha — 1764-1824 — Choctaw Chief —
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
20Oklahoma (Caddo County), Anadarko — Redskin Theater — (1947) — Historic Anadarko —
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
21Oklahoma (Caddo County), Anadarko — Riverside School — Begun by U.S. Quaker Agents, 1871
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
22Oklahoma (Caddo County), Anadarko — Sequoyah
Cherokee - - - 1764-1843 Artist and tribal leader Famous inventor of the Cherokee Alphabet Sculptor Leonard McMurry Map (db m28103) HM
23Oklahoma (Caddo County), Anadarko — Stand Watie — Tsa-La-Gi 1806-1871
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 CraftsMap (db m7719) HM
24Oklahoma (Caddo County), Anadarko — Tecumseh — 1768 - 1813 — Shawnee —
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
25Oklahoma (Caddo County), Anadarko — The Rock Island Depot — (1912) — Historic Anadarko —
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
26Oklahoma (Caddo County), Anadarko — The Soda Fountain Eatery — (1901) — Historic Anadarko —
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
27Oklahoma (Caddo County), Anadarko — Tishomingo — 1737-1839
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
28Oklahoma (Caddo County), Anadarko — Trophies N Things — Historic Anadarko —
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
 
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