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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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Site two miles south. From this famous well, cattlemen watered their herds of thousands of stock while waiting shipment over the Rock Island Railroad after long trail drives to the end of the track near old Tyrone. The well was located ...
Sheridan At the opening of the "Unassigned Lands" to homesteader in 1889, a quarter section in Skeleton Town- ship was reserved for a townsite, Named Sheridan in honor of Lt. Gen. Philip H. Sheridan, the town grew until 1902, whe ...
On the hill to east was home of Capt J.E. Reynolds, a confederate veteran, a pioneer rancher and merchant. Built of native stone like a castle complete with turrets, and walls two feet thick, Reynolds was a delegate to the Sequoyah conv ...
John F. Kennedy Memorial
This monument, commemorating the visit of President John F. Kennedy to Big Cedar, was erected under the auspices of the Knights of Columbus, who deeded shaft and land to the Oklahoma Historical Society on October 30, 1966.
Skullyville was founded in 1832 while removal of Choctaws to what is now Oklahoma was in progress. First Choctaw Agency in the west was established here with Major F. W. Armstrong as agent. The name Skullyville was derived from Choct ...