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Oklahoma History Academic Standards

OKH.2.2 Describe the major trading and peacekeeping goals of early military posts including Fort Gibson.

"Feeding An Army: Historic Fort Gibson," Crossroads

Oklahoma History Center Education Resources

Traveling Trunk
Fur Trade in Oklahoma

The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture

L. David Norris, "Fort Arbuckle"
Jon D. May, "Fort Wayne"
Jon D. May, "Fort Washita"
Keith Tolman, "Fort Towson (fort)"
Brad Agnew, "Fort Gibson (fort)"

Research Center Resources

Odie B. Faulk, Kenny A. Franks, and Paul F. Lambert, Early Military Forts and Posts in Oklahoma (Oklahoma City: Oklahoma Historical Society, 1939)
Joseph A. Stout Jr. Frontier Adventurers: American Exploration in Oklahoma (Oklahoma City: Oklahoma Historical Society, 1982)

Audio/Visual

Online Primary Sources

"Fort Commissary Building," Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, C Harold Louree, Harry B Blue, Grant Foreman, Virgil F Ware, and L L Robertson, Casler, Fred Q, photographer. Fort Gibson, Commissary Building, Garrison Avenue, Fort Gibson, Muskogee County

"Fort Gibson Bake House," Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, Virgil F Ware, Harry B Blue, Grant Foreman, and L L Robertson, Casler, Fred Q, photographer. Fort Gibson, Bake Oven, Garrison Avenue, Fort Gibson, Muskogee County

"Fort Gibson Blacksmith Shop," Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, Virgil F Ware, Harry B Blue, Grant Foreman, and Frank C Walter, Casler, Fred Q, photographer. Fort Gibson, Blacksmith Shop, Garrison Avenue, Fort Gibson, Muskogee County

"Fort Gibson Headquarters," Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, Frank C Walter, Harry B Blue, Grant Foreman, C Harold Louree, and Chas N Jennings, Casler, Fred Q, photographer. Fort Gibson, Headquarters Building, Garrison Avenue, Fort Gibson, Muskogee County

"Fort Gibson Commanding Officer's Quarters," Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, A S Kimball, John Joseph Coppinger, Harry B Blue, Grant Foreman, Frank C Walter, Chas N Jennings, and C Harold Louree, Casler, Fred Q, photographer. Fort Gibson, Commanding Officer's Quarters, Coppinger Avenue, Fort Gibson, Muskogee County

"Fort Gibson Powder Magazine," Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, Harry B Blue, Grant Foreman, and Chas N Jennings, Casler, Fred Q, Fort Gibson, Powder Magazine, Garrison Avenue, Fort Gibson, Muskogee County

"Military Records-Records of Fort Gibson," National Archives

"Ratified Indian Treaty 182: Western Cherokee - Fort Gibson, Arkansas River, February 14, 1833," National Archives

"Ratified Indian Treaty 183 Creek-Fort Gibson, Arkansas River, February 14, 1833," National Archives

"Treaty Between the United States and the Seminole Indians Signed at Fort Gibson, Arkansas River, March 28, 1833," National Archives

"Letter, from Matthew Arbuckle, Fort Gibson, Indian Territory to Lilburn Williams Boggs, October 5, 1839," Office of Governor, Record Group 3.6; Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City

Additional Resources

Grant Foreman and Carolyn Thomas Foreman, Fort Gibson, A Brief History (Muskogee, Okla.: Press of Hoffman-Speed Print. Co. 1970)




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