Home |   About OHS |  Historical Marker Program

OHS Historical Marker Program

If you would like to learn more about the OHS Historical Marker Program or how to submit an application, please visit the OHS Historical Marker Program page.

Marker Application Process



Search Results

Your search returned 5 results.

Chisholm Trail
Stephens County
Location: on OK-7, two miles east of Duncan
A pioneer merchant, trader, and explorer, Jesse Chisholm, a mixed-blood Cherokee, established a trail through western Indian Territory before the Civil War. Texas cattlemen used the trail until the late 1880s to move millions of cattle to northern markets. The trail ran from Montague County, Texas, to Abilene, Kansas.




Chisholm Trail
Stephens County
Location: on US-81 in Memorial Park in Duncan
See Chisholm Trail




Indian Baseline Monument
Stephens County
Location: on US-81 in Memorial Park in Duncan
Material: Aluminum
All land descriptions in Oklahoma except the Panhandle are designated from the Indian Meridian and the Base Line. The survey which established the line was made by E. N. Darling from Texas to Kansas in 1870.




Old Military Trail
Stephens County
Location: on Old US-8, six miles south of Duncan
The trail of Captain Randolph Marcy and the Dragoon Expeditions of the 1830s crossed Beaver Creek at the Rock Creek Crossing in southwestern Stephens County.




Sheriff Died in Line of Duty
Stephens County
Location: at US-81 and OK-7 intersection north of Duncan
On May 12, 1930, Stephens County Sheriff W.A. "Wal" Williams was wounded in a gun battle with outlaws here. He died the following day. Five of the combatants were shot, and two died. The incident was called the "Gunfight at Gatlin" for the nearby school.




(Page 1 of 1)



Search for Markers

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.

Please note that some markers listed in this database may have been moved, damaged, or are no longer standing.




Browse by County

Le Flore County
Lincoln County
Logan County
Love County
Major County
Marshall County
Mayes County
McClain County
McCurtain County
McIntosh County
Murray County
Muskogee County
Noble County
Nowata County
Okfuskee County
Oklahoma County
Okmulgee County
Osage County
Ottawa County
Pawnee County
Payne County
Pittsburg County
Pontotoc County
Pottawatomie County
Pushmataha County
Roger Mills County
Rogers County
Seminole County
Sequoyah County
Stephens County
Texas County
Tillman County
Tulsa County
Wagoner County
Washington County
Washita County
Woods County
Woodward County