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Dewey County Oklahoma Historical Markers

 
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Oklahoma (Dewey County), Leedey — California Road First Crossed Here 1849
Near here on May 28, 1849, was the camp of a large party of gold seekers en route to California with a military escort under the command of Captain R. B. Marcy. The California Road was used by travelers for over 50 years. East of here about 4 miles . . . — Map (db m39802) HM
Oklahoma (Dewey County), Seiling — Amos Chapman
Famous Civilian Indian Scout for the U.S. Army, was born in 1839 and died in 1925. He was one of the five survivors of the 1874 Buffalo Wallow Fight, and was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his efforts. Chapman married a Cheyenne woman . . . — Map (db m62310) HM

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