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Cheyenne-Arapaho Cattle Ranch
Location: on OK-33, three miles east of Hammon
The main headquarters for this million-acre ranch was on the Washita River at the mouth of Quartermaster Creek. The ranch was also known as the Apple Ranch.
Jabbok Orphanage & School
Location: on OK-33 at west edge of Thomas
Abe Eisenhower, uncle to President Dwight D. Eisenhower, started the orphanage in 1901 as a project of the Brethren of Christ Church. The surrounding cropland continues to provide income for missionary efforts of the organization.
Red Wheat Allotment
Location: on OK-66 at east edge of Clinton
Prior to the Cheyenne and Arapaho Reservation land run of April 19, 1892, this quarter-section of land was allotted to a Cheyenne woman named Red Wheat. Mennonite emigrants from Russia introduced 'Turkey red' winter wheat to northwest Oklahoma.
Southwestern State College
Location: on OK-66, 1/2 mile east of Weatherford
The Sixth Legislative Assembly of Oklahoma Territory established the college on March 8, 1901. Classes began two years later with James Robert Campbell as the first president. The school is now known as Southwestern Oklahoma State University.
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