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Chisholm Trail
Stephens County
Location: on OK-7, two miles east of Duncan
A pioneer merchant, trader, and explorer, Jesse Chisholm, a 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.

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