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Beaver County

Beaver County
Location: on OK-23 and US-270 in Beaver
Material: Granite
Topics: Settlement Patterns

Located on the site was a two-story frame building that served as the meeting place in March 1887 for organizing the area known as "No Man's Land" into "Cimarron Territory." The area was inhabited by ranchers, cowboys, outlaws, and settlers looking for homes. The effort to create Cimarron Territory failed, but No Man's Land became Beaver County, the seventh county of Oklahoma Territory, in 1890. At statehood in 1907, Beaver County was divided into Beaver, Texas, and Cimarron Counties.


Beaver County
Location: on US-270, two miles east of Forgan

This Spanish explorer is popularly noted as Oklahoma's first tourist, passing through Beaver County in 1541 to reach Quivira on the Arkansas River north of present-day Oklahoma.

No Man's Land

Beaver County
Location: on OK-23, eight miles south of Elmwood

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No Man's Land

Beaver County
Location: on OK-3, six miles east of Slapout

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