We were traveling between Lawton and Altus on US 62 (close to Snyder exit) last night and noticed the Comancheria / Quanah Parker markers are missing. We didn't get a chance to stop and look around. Does anyone have an information on their disappearance?
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The Red River Bridge War was a 1931 bloodless boundary conflict between Oklahoma and Texas over an existing toll bridge and a new free bridge crossing the Red River. On July 24, 1931, Oklahoma Governor Murray declared martial law at the site, enforced by Oklahoma National Guardsmen.
On July 22, 1933, Charles F. Urschel, a wealthy businessman from Oklahoma City, was kidnapped by George *Machine Gun* Kelly.
Found three historical markers at the Oklahoma / Kansas border on US-77 (North of Newkirk, Oklahoma) on Google Maps street view.
Over the next few months we'll be updating many of the pictures in our Historic Places Database. Our new website allows us to add multiple larger pictures to each entry.
A short documentary about the 101 Ranch near Marland, Oklahoma.
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Oklahoma Department of Transportation's Interactive State Treasures Map with KML
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