Military Road - Choctaw Trail of Tears

Military Road - Choctaw Trail of Tears (HMG6Q)

Location: Broken Bow, OK 74728 McCurtain County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 1.568', W 94° 44.243'

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Cut from Washington, Ark., to Fort Towson in 1831 for removal of Choctaws from Miss., became known is Choctaw Trail of Tears after thousands of suffering Indians used it to reach new lands. Road served as major east-west artery for Choctaw Nation until early 1900s. Imported early Choctaw settlements on road were Harris Mill, Eagletown, Lukfata, Wheelock and Clear Creek. Segments of road still identifiable still visible.
HM NumberHMG6Q
Series This marker is part of the Trail of Tears series
Marker Number203
Year Placed1995
Placed ByOklahoma Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 2:04am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 339596 N 3766414
Decimal Degrees34.02613333, -94.73738333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 1.568', W 94° 44.243'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 1' 34.08" N, 94° 44' 14.58" W
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Area Code(s)580
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-208 W Craig Rd, Broken Bow OK 74728, US
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