I'm thankful for the things in my past. Things that have brought me to where I am at last. All the lessons I've learned and more to come. All help me to better become. The people I've met and remain close with still, along with those that have gone on their well. All good things come to those who wait, Thank you God, for the blessings on my plate.
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President Kennedy in Big Cedar, Oklahoma
President John F. Kennedy in Big Cedar, Oklahoma, October 29, 1961.
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Facebook is really letting us down.
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Established by Rev. John Murdock, under auspices of Friends Society, 1882. This noted school was attended by both Indian and white children. In this vicinity, was home of Wm. C. Rogers, last elected principle chief of Cherokee Nation, 1 ...
Tri State Border MO KS OK
Tri-state markers at the meeting of the Kansas, Oklahoma, and Missouri borders. The original stone monument was built in 1938 by the Youth Work Administration. A new monument was placed in October 2004 and lies several feet east of the ...
Ft. Smith - Ft. Towson Military Road
Ft. Smith - Ft. Towson Military Road This road extended through the Choctaw Nation over 130 miles of rugged terrain and raging streams. It was blazed by Col. Robert Bean and constructed by Captain John Stuart and used to carry suppli ...
Shawnee Milling Company
Original flour mill built in 1891 S. of N. Canadian River, S. of Shawnee. Moved to present site in 1895. April 20, 1906, mill purchased by J. Lloyd Ford. He was leader in Okla. flour milling for over 50 yrs. and played important pa ...
Leroy Gordon Cooper
Leroy Cooper was one of the first seven American astronauts named in 1959. He flew one of the early missions into space aboard Faith 7 in 1963. His 22 orbits around the earth became the longest space flight at that time in history. Coop ...