“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 Canute, Oklahoma

Clickable Map of Washita 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> Washita County, OK (13) Beckham County, OK (19) Caddo County, OK (53) Custer County, OK (21) Kiowa County, OK (5)  WashitaCounty(13) Washita County (13)  BeckhamCounty(19) Beckham County (19)  CaddoCounty(53) Caddo County (53)  CusterCounty(21) Custer County (21)  KiowaCounty(5) Kiowa County (5)
Cordell is the county seat for Washita County
Canute is in Washita County
      Washita County (13)  
      Beckham County (19)  
      Caddo County (53)  
      Custer County (21)  
      Kiowa County (5)  
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1Oklahoma (Washita County), Canute — 218 — Canute
Early inhabitants of the area were plains Indians who followed and hunted the roaming herds of buffalo that grazed the rich grasslands of this area. evidence of several Indian encampments have been located on Trail Elk, Turkey and Oak Creeks as well . . . Map (db m119435) HM
2Oklahoma (Washita County), Canute — Canute Centennial1902 - 2002 — Canute Town and County Centennial —
Town Chartered July 2, 1902 - Canute established Oklahoma territory Canute city lots sold by lottery for $10.00 per lot 1902 - 1st State Bank receives charter 1904 - Water well dug in in middle of main street with windmill for horses . . . Map (db m120167) HM
3Oklahoma (Washita County), Canute — 217 — David Lee Walters
David Lee Walters, 24th Governor of Oklahoma and first Governor from Western Oklahoma, was born in Canute on Nov. 20. 1951. Raised on a nearby farm, he attended schools in Canute and graduated from Canute High School as Valedictorian in 1969. He . . . Map (db m120164) HM
4Oklahoma (Washita County), Canute — Great Western Cattle Trail1874–1896 — GWCT —
The Great Western Cattle Trail began at Bandera, TX. As the demand for beef increased in the east, returning Civil War soldiers headed wild longhorn cattle from south Texas and Mexico north to the railhead at Dodge City, KS. The first herd . . . Map (db m120012) HM
5Oklahoma (Washita County), Canute — 216 — St. Francis Church
St. Francis of Assisi Church, two miles south and two miles east of present day Canute, was an important outpost of the Roman Catholic Church in western Oklahoma. Founded by Father Steber in 1899, it served as "the mother parish of the west", from . . . Map (db m120160) HM
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Nov. 27, 2022