FIRST - White Men to see Salt Plains - Cherokee, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog
N 36° 48.332 W 098° 14.740
14S E 567288 N 4073565
Quick Description: This Oklahoma Historical Marker gives a brief history of the Silbey Expedition, the first non-natives to see the Salt Plains - near Cherokee, Oklahoma.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 4/24/2022 6:51:24 PM
Waymark Code: WM1636C
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member model12
Views: 1

Long Description:
This Oklahoma Historical Marker, set in 1959, is at a road side pull out on the south side of Highway 11, due north of the Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge. The marker is a bronze plaque set in a stone pillar. The text is


George C. Sibley Expedition

First
White Men to see Salt Plains

In Summer of 1811 group composed of 8 White men and 6 Osage passed here after crossing north portion of salt plains from east to southwest.

Oklahoma Historical Society, 1958
FIRST - Classification Variable: Item or Event

Date of FIRST: 7/15/1811

More Information - Web URL: Not listed

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