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Search by keyword or browse by county to learn about more than 600 historical markers created to recognize key locations, events, and people in Oklahoma history.

In 1976 the Oklahoma Historical Society published Mark of Heritage. Written by Muriel Wright, George Shirk, and Kenny Franks, this publication contains information about historic sites and historical markers in Oklahoma.
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Bond of Friendship
Pawnee County
Bond of Friendship. Welcome to Skedee.
Located in the town of Skedee

Cleveland
Pawnee County
The town of Cleveland became a boomtown in 1904 when oil was discovered nearby.
Located on US-64 at Triangle Oil and Historical Museum in Cleveland

Cleveland-Pioneer Oil City
Pawnee County
Cleveland, established in 1894, was named for President Grover Cleveland. It became an early boomtown after oil was discovered in the immediate vicinity and in nearby Osage County in the early twentieth century.
Located on US-64 and OK-99 in Cleveland

Pawnee Agency
Pawnee County
Established in 1874, the agency supervised the Pawnee Indians who sold their lands in Nebraska and bought a reservation in present-day Pawnee County. The unallotted surplus lands of the Pawnee Reservation were opened to settlement in September 1893.
Located on US-64 west of Pawnee

Skedee Monument
Pawnee County
Likenesses of Osage Chief Bacon Rind and Colonel E. E. Walters commemorate the cooperation of two different cultures. For many years, Walters served as the public auctioneer for oil lease rights on 160-acre tracts of the Osage Reservation, the revenue from which was distributed to the more than 2,000 Osage headrights. The auctions were held under the "million-dollar elm."
Located in town of Skedee

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