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Cherokee Nation Museum (in Park Hill, OK) - Two monuments - One for Elias Boudinot and one for Cherokee leaders including Major Ridge, Elias Boudinot, Stand Watie, Sequoyah, etc.

 

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Worcester Mission Cemetery (across the road from Park Hill Cemetery) - Historical marker for Elias Boudinot (see Markers Part 1)

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McNeir Cemetery - Historical marker for Sarah (Ridge) Paschal Pix outside the land that contains the cemetery - FM 562 (private family cemetery)
(see
Markers Part 1)

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The Ridge House -
Downtown Fayetteville, Arkansas (Historical site). John Ridge's wife Sarah Bird Northrup Ridge
moved to Fayetteville after John was assassinated.

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Chieftains Museum - Rome, Georgia (Historical site) - See Markers Part 1

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New Echota Cemetery -Elias Boudinot's wife Harriet Gold is buried there

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Cherokee Nation Courthouse - Downtown Tahlequah - two monuments for Stand Watie


General Watie organized 1st Cherokee Regiment October 1861 - Commissioned Major General in 1864 and placed in command of  Indian Division 1865. The only American Indian to receive this distinction.

In honor of Gen. Stand Watie, only full blood Indian Brig. Gen. in the Confederate Army.  This brave Cherokee rendered heroic service to the Confederate cause in Ind. terr. Born in GA Dec.12,1806, died in Cher. Nat. Sept. 9, 1871.  A tribute to his memory by Okla. Div. United Daughters of the Confederacy.  "Lest we forget"

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New Echota Historical Site - north of Rome, Georgia. Once the capital of the Cherokee Nation in the east and home of Elias Boudinot and Samuel A. Worcester

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Sequoyah's Home - located in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma, close to Ft. Smith, Arkansas. Exhibit of Stand Watie and John Ridge

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Pea Ridge Civil War Battleground - Pea Ridge, Arkansas. Famous Confederate battle involving Stand Watie. Exhibit of Stand Watie. See Misc. Photographs Part 1

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Tahlonteeskee Museum - original capital of the Cherokee Nation in the west. Located 2 miles east of Gore, OK, on Hwy 64 off of I-40 in Sequoyah County. Exhibit on Major Ridge, Stand Watie, John Ridge, Elias Boudinot, etc.

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Cabin Creek Battlefield
Cabin Creek, OK -
Historical marker for Stand Watie, Hwy 69 between Adair and Big Cabin, OK

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On Sept. 18, 1864, a Confederate force of 2,000, mainly Gen. Stand Watie's Indian Brigade, intercepted a Union supply train enroute from Kansas to Ft. Gibson. The convoy of 130 wagons with supplies worth $1.5 million was captured after a heavy engagement. Last major Civil War engagement in Indian Territory.

Cabin Creek Battlefield, OK - Monument for Stand Watie and Brig. Gen. R. M. Gano

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Doaksville, OK - Historical marker of Stand Watie's surrender (located NE corner of Ft. Towson Cemetery from the inside of cemetery via steps at the two-foot wall. Follow the dirt road to ghost town of Doaksville. Ft. Towson is 15 miles east of Hugo, OK)

Stand Watie's Surrender
Here at Doaksville, June 23, 1865,
Brigadier General Stand Watie,
Cherokee Indian, was the last
Confederate General to surrender

Oklahoma Historical Society, 1965

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Manard, OK

Stand Watie and H. T. Martin mentioned on this marker near Tahlequah on the north side of the highway.  H. T. Martin was known as Terrapin until he entered the Choctaw Indian Academy where they added Hercules and Martin Hercules Terrapin Martin.  Martin was an interpreter for the US Government to the Cherokees.  Terrapin was the 2nd great grandfather of Dot Mitchell and Frankie Sue Gilliam.  Martin is buried near the marker.  Digital photo of 35mm photo taken by Dot Mitchell.

Markers Part 1