Canadian River was south line of "Old Oklahoma" opened by Run at 12 o'clock noon, April 22, 1889. Riders started at river crossing near here. Many thousands entered the 2,000,000 a tract north; homes were planted and tent cities sprang up before nightfall.
On U.S. Highway 77, in parkway at Y east end of the South Canadian River Bridge in Lexington,OK.*
* Directions from Mark of Heritage by Muriel H. Wright.