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Location: in Brumfield section of Seiling Cemetery
Amos Chapman was a famous civilian American Indian scout employed by the US Army. He was one of only five survivors of the Buffalo Wallow Fight in 1874, an action that earned him the Congressional Medal of Honor. Chapman later married Mary Longneck, the daughter of a Cheyenne chief.
Location: on OK-34, two miles north of Leedy
Part of the road west to California first used by gold seekers in 1849 can be seen at this site.
Carry A. Nation
Location: on US-183 south of intersection with US-60
Carry Nation and her husband David lived in a log cabin on this site after the opening of the Cheyenne-Arapaho lands in 1892. After moving to Medicine Lodge, Kansas, in 1899, Nation began her famous crusade against liquor, including using a hatchet to smash saloons.
Dodge City Trail
Location: on US-60, five miles west of Vici
From 1874 to 1893, millions of cattle and horses were driven from Texas through what became western Oklahoma over the westernmost of the famous cattle trails. The Dodge City Trail crossed the Red River and Doan's Crossing in Jackson County and continued north to Dodge City, Kansas. A series of markers throughout Oklahoma preserve the memory of the trail.
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