Friendship Between the Osage and the Occitan of Montauban

Friendship Between the Osage and the Occitan of Montauban (HM1KFH)

Location: Pawhuska, OK 74056 Osage County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 40.061', W 96° 20.386'

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In November 1829, three Osages arrived in Montauban, the Occitan Region of France. Little Chief, Big Soldier and Hawk Woman crossed the Old Bridge, received help from Bishop Dubourg, and with the generosity of the people of Montauban they were able to return to the Osage.
In 1989, the friendship between the Occitan of Montauban and the Osage was revived. The cities of Montauban and Pawhuska signed a twinning agreement in 1999 so that today we often see Osages in Montauban and Occitans in Pawhuska.
With this monument we celebrate that people across borders, mountains and oceans can unite, respecting their differences in ties of sincere friendship.
Today, July 24, 2013, we hereby dedicate this monument to the many enhanced exchanges that encourages us to retain and maintain our distinct cultures, languages and value systems.
"The Earth does not belong to Man,
Man belongs to the Earth"
Year Placed2013
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, May 9th, 2015 at 6:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 737747 N 4061305
Decimal Degrees36.66768333, -96.33976667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 40.061', W 96° 20.386'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 40' 3.66" N, 96° 20' 23.16" W
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Area Code(s)918
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 677-927 Grandview Ave, Pawhuska OK 74056, US
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