“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 Edmond, Oklahoma

Clickable Map of Oklahoma 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> Oklahoma County, OK (215) Canadian County, OK (18) Cleveland County, OK (7) Kingfisher County, OK (8) Lincoln County, OK (21) Logan County, OK (28) Pottawatomie County, OK (3)  OklahomaCounty(215) Oklahoma County (215)  CanadianCounty(18) Canadian County (18)  ClevelandCounty(7) Cleveland County (7)  KingfisherCounty(8) Kingfisher County (8)  LincolnCounty(21) Lincoln County (21)  LoganCounty(28) Logan County (28)  PottawatomieCounty(3) Pottawatomie County (3)
Oklahoma City is the county seat for Oklahoma County
Edmond is in Oklahoma County
      Oklahoma County (215)  
      Canadian County (18)  
      Cleveland County (7)  
      Kingfisher County (8)  
      Lincoln County (21)  
      Logan County (28)  
      Pottawatomie County (3)  
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1Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Edmond — Central State College
Two blocks N.E. Established by First Legislative Assembly on Dec. 24, 1890, as first Normal School in Oklahoma Ter. Opened Nov. 9, 1891. Richard Thatcher, 1st President, "The Edmond Sun" 1st issue July 18, 1889, leading paper for Territory, town and . . . Map (db m171165) HM
2Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Edmond — Central State Normal
Here in the M.E. Church Central State Normal began Nov. 9, 1891 with one teacher and 23 students 1915 annual enrollment 2985Map (db m171178) HM
3Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Edmond — Classen's Grove
This park was once a part of an area known as "Classen's Grove" — a fruit orchard and social gathering place for Edmond's first citizens. Benefactor, economic developer, newspaper publisher, city attorney and beautification patron Anton H. . . . Map (db m171172) HM
4Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Edmond — Edmond Public School 1889First Public Schoolhouse In Oklahoma Territory
One of the first Oklahoma Official Centennial Projects was the preservation of Oklahoma Territory's first public schoolhouse, located in Edmond. It was originally built with funds raised by the Ladies School Aid Society under the leadership of Mrs. . . . Map (db m171168) HM
5Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Edmond — Edmond Station, Indian Territory
The Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad gave birth to Edmond, Oklahoma in terms of location and name on April 22, 1889. During road construction it was known as Mile 103 or "Summit," a side track stop on a high point (elev 1198 feet) of the . . . Map (db m171180) HM
6Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Edmond — Farmers Grain Company
This was the first elevator and mill erected in Oklahoma. It was built by J.H. Snyder in 1891. Capacity was 30,000 bushels Mr. Snyder continued the business until his death in 1895. In 1921 the firm went broke. A group of farmers formed a . . . Map (db m171177) HM
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7Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Edmond — Kunc 1889er Homestead
James and Kathrine Kunc and son, William, made the run and homesteaded this quarter section April 22, 1889. That pioneer family continuously occupied the farm until William's son, Stanley Kunc, sold the land in 1982 for commercial development. . . . Map (db m170505) HM
8Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Edmond — Leaping Into History
Nannita R.H. "Kentucky" Daisey gained fame during the Oklahoma Land Rush on April 22, 1889 when she literally leapt into history by jumping from the cowcatcher of a Boomer Train and marking her claim just North of Edmond with stakes and her . . . Map (db m171182) HM
9Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Edmond — National Guard Armory
Built for military purposes as project of the Works Project Administration (W.P.A.) at a cost of $39,501.00. Regimental Headquarters Company 179th Infantry, 45th Division mobilized here for World War II on Sept. 16, 1940 and the Korean War on . . . Map (db m171173) HM
10Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Edmond — Shannon Miller ParkEdmond - A Great Place to Grow
On March 9, 1998, the Edmond City Council renamed Liberty Park to Shannon Miller Park in recognition of Shannon Miller (1977- ) and her outstanding achievements and goodwill she has brought to Edmond as America's most decorated female gymnast. She . . . Map (db m170503) HM
11Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Edmond — Statue of Liberty Replica
With the faith and courage of their forefathers who made possible the freedom of these United States The Boy Scouts of America dedicate this copy of the Statue of Liberty as a pledge of everlasting fidelity and loyalty . . . Map (db m170517) HM
12Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Edmond — Stephenson Park
This park was originally known as "South Park" when Colonel E.B. Townsend, Edmond's first legal 1889 settler, gave it to the City of Edmond in 1892. In March, 1934, the Edmond Kiwanis Club petitioned the City Council to name the park in honor of . . . Map (db m171176) HM
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Dec. 10, 2022