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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Porter, Oklahoma
Location of Porter, Oklahoma
► Wagoner County (15) ► Cherokee County (8) ► Mayes County (12) ► Muskogee County (35) ► Okmulgee County (3) ► Rogers County (25) ► Tulsa County (74)
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Choctaw Indians made hunting expedition from Mississippi to this region, Jan. 1807, led by famous Chief Pushmataha. Camped east on Verdigris River was Joseph Bogy, French trader among Osages, whose armed men engaged Pushmataha's band in battle . . . — — Map (db m73126) HM|
The Fountain Baptist Church ¼ mi. S. & 1 mi. E. believed to be the successor to Oklahoma's first Baptist church organized by Rev. Isaac McCoy Sept. 9, 1832 in this vicinity at Ebenezer Station with six charter members: Quasch, Bob, and Ned, . . . — — Map (db m73129) HM|
This Creek Indian school was founded by Rev. R.M. Loughridge, Presbyterian Bd. [Board] Foreign Miss. [Missions], 1848. Rev. W.S. Robertson was employed as the supt. Rebuilt by Creeks when destroyed by fire in 1880. Operated until 1907 for . . . — — Map (db m73128) HM|
Was trading post in 1829-33, named and conducted by ex-Gov. Sam Houston of Tenn., who was called Colonah (The Raven) by his Cherokee friends. As a celebrity in the Indian Ter., Houston was visited by the American author, Washington Irving who . . . — — Map (db m73125) HM|