Manard (HMZJ2)

Location: Tahlequah, OK 74464 Cherokee County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 47.975', W 95° 6.27'

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Site of Manard Settlement on Bayou Menard. Named for Pierre Menard (1766-1844. Menard, an early day fur trader, merchant and member of the Chouteau family. Served as the first territorial governor of Illinois.

Springs at Manard identified as a Cherokee council ground prior to 1828. Trading post est. by Bartholet & Heald in 1832. Cherokee agency est. by Montfort Stokes in 1837. Burial place of HT Martin (1822-1868), first postmaster of Cherokee Nation West.

Site of Civil War skirmish on July 27, 1862, involving US Maj. WM A Phillips and Indian Home Guards who encountered and routed Watie's Confederates under Lt Col Thos Fox Taylor.

Stage stop and site of holdup of US Mail by Cook Gang on July 14, 1894, and shooting of Joseph Glad by outlaw Jim French in 1894.

Post office from 1883-1913. Manard school est. by 1863, and closed when consolidated with Ft Gibson Schools in 1966.
HM NumberHMZJ2
Marker Number237-2000
Year Placed2000
Placed ByOklahoma Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 4:29pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 309834 N 3963763
Decimal Degrees35.79958333, -95.10450000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 47.975', W 95° 6.27'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 47' 58.50" N, 95° 6' 16.20" W
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Area Code(s)918
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1200 W 840 Rd, Tahlequah OK 74464, US
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