Texas Road

Texas Road (HMZHU)

Location: Fort Gibson, OK 74434 Wagoner County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 50.457', W 95° 19.072'

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Texas Road
The most ancient and important trail through Oklahoma
Three Forks
at the head of navigation of the Verdigris River the oldest trading post in Oklahoma dating from 1812.
Creek & Osage
Indian agencies on the East and West banks of the river below the falls of the Verdigris in buildings acquired from Col. A.P. Chouteau in 1828.
The First Party
of emigrating Creek Indians were landed here in February 1828. Between here and Fort Gibson Sam Houston resided during his stay with the Cherokee Indians, 1828-1832.
Irving Trail
Near this spot on October 10, 1832, Washington Irving forded the river on his Tour of the Prairies.
Erected 1932 by Muskogee Indian Territory Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution to commemorate Washington Irving Centennial, George Washington Bicentennial
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HM NumberHMZHU
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
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Year Placed1932
Placed ByMuskogee Indian Territory Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 11:03am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 290659 N 3968787
Decimal Degrees35.84095000, -95.31786667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 50.457', W 95° 19.072'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 50' 27.42" N, 95° 19' 4.32" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)918
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7121 N York Rd, Fort Gibson OK 74434, US
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