Historic Places in Pawnee County, Oklahoma
Pawnee Agency Established 1874. Pawnees sold their Nebraska lands and bought reservation here, selected by chiefs ans WM. Burgess U.S. Agent. Pawnee Boarding was opened near agency in 1877. Reservation opened to white set ...
Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum State Park
Commemorating The influence on The Oklahoma Land Opening of 1889 of Gordon William ( Pawnee Bill) and May Manning Lillie, World famous wild west showman and White Chief of the Pawnee Indians 1984 Oklahoma State Society Daught ...
Pawnee County Courthouse
National Register of Historic Places
Dedicated to Roosevelt's Rough Riders buried at a nearby cemetery, this is the only monument dedicated to the Rough Riders in Oklahoma.
In 1891, The Pawnee Tribe agreed to take land allotments from the reservation, and the remaining land was opened to non-Indian settlers in 1893 during the Cherokee Outlet opening. Prior to the land opening, Pawnee County was organized as County Q, and the future town of Pawnee, Townsite Number 13, was designated the county seat. In 1894, the voters chose the name Pawnee County over the name Platte County.