Fort Towson

Fort Towson (HMZI9)

Location: Fort Towson, OK 74735 Choctaw County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 1.665', W 95° 15.458'

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Established May, 1824, under command of Col. Matthew Arbuckle to guard this region of Spanish border. Headquarters of Gen. S.B. Maxey, U.S. Army. Abandoned at end of Civil War. In the vicinity, Doaksville was important trading center and one time capital of the Choctaw Nation. George Hudson, Principal Chief, 1860. Noted Choctaws including David Folsom and Robert M. Jones.
HM NumberHMZI9
Marker Number184
Year Placed1995
Placed ByOklahoma Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 11:35pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 291559 N 3767531
Decimal Degrees34.02775000, -95.25763333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 1.665', W 95° 15.458'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 1' 39.90" N, 95° 15' 27.48" W
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Area Code(s)580
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-199 E 2060 Rd, Fort Towson OK 74735, US
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