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Chief Pushmataha

Wagoner County
Location: on US-69, 1/4 mile north of Arkansas River bridge
Material: Granite
Topics: American Indians, Social/Cultural, Recreational/Service, Westward Expansion 1803–1861

Chief Pushmataha led a Mississippi Choctaw hunting expedition to the area in January of 1807 and attacked armed men under the leadership of French trader Joseph Bogy. Pushmataha County, in southeastern Oklahoma, is named for this great Choctaw leader.

First Brick Building

Wagoner County
Location: on OK-51 in downtown Wagoner
Topics: Urban Development

The first permanent brick building in Wagoner stands at this site.

Koweta Mission

Wagoner County
Location: on US-69, 1/4 mile north of Arkansas River bridge
Topics: American Indians, Westward Expansion 1803–1861, Settlement Patterns

Reverend R. M. Loughridge founded this Creek Indian school in 1843 and named it for an ancient Creek town in Alabama.

Oklahoma's First Baptist Church

Wagoner County
Location: on US-69, 1/4 mile north of Arkansas River bridge
Topics: Religion/Philosophy, Westward Expansion 1803–1861

A Baptist congregation was established here in 1832.

Texas Road

Wagoner County
Location: on OK-16 north of Verdigris River in Okay (DAR)
Sponsored by: Daughters of the American Revolution
Topics: Transportation, Indian and Frontier Trade, American Indians, Arts, Westward Expansion 1803–1861

A monument commemorates the Texas Road, the most ancient trail through Oklahoma, the Three Forks trading post, the Creek and Osage agencies, and Washington Irving's visit to the area.

Tullahassee Mission

Wagoner County
Location: on US-69, 1/4 mile north of Arkansas River
Material: Aluminum
Topics: American Indians, Religion/Philosophy, Education, Government, Civil Rights

Tullahassee was established as a Creek mission by Presbyterian Reverend R. M. Loughridge in 1848. Alice Robertson, later Oklahoma's first congresswoman and the first woman postmaster in America, was born here.


Wagoner County
Location: at intersection of US-69 and OK-51 in Wagoner
Material: Granite
Topics: Urban Development, Westward Expansion 1803–1861, Education

In 1896, Wagoner became Indian Territory's first incorporated town. The following year, the territory's first public schools began here.

Wigwam Neosho

Wagoner County
Location: on US-69, one mile north of Arkansas River bridge
Material: Granite
Topics: Indian and Frontier Trade, Folklife, American Indians, Westward Expansion 1803–1861

Wigwam Neosho was a trading post from 1829–33, named and operated by Sam Houston, Ex-Gov. of Tennessee and future president of the Republic of Texas. Houston was called Colonneh (The Raven) by his Cherokee friends. American author Washington Irving visited Houston in 1832 as he made notes for his book, A Tour of the Prairies, now an Oklahoma classic.

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