Wigwam Neosho

Wigwam Neosho (HM1DZ4)

Location: Porter, OK 74454 Wagoner County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 49.935', W 95° 24.152'

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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 came to this country in 1832, and made notes for his book, A Tour on the Prairies, now an Oklahoma classic.
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HM NumberHM1DZ4
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Marker Number84
Year Placed1995
Placed ByOklahoma Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 6:09am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 282987 N 3968007
Decimal Degrees35.83225000, -95.40253333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 49.935', W 95° 24.152'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 49' 56.10" N, 95° 24' 9.12" W
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Area Code(s)918
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6290 US-69, Porter OK 74454, US
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  1. According to the NHBS Sam Houston's cabin was shown north of the railroad that runs to Fort Gibson and other reading indicated it was approximately 3 miles from there. Why therefore is the marker on Highway 69 south of the railroad and on the Arkansas River instead of Neosho River?
    Does anyone really know what happened to this important structure which stood until at least after 1935?

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