Chickasaw Trail of Tears

Chickasaw Trail of Tears (HM1H7P)

Location: Durant, OK 74701 Bryan County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 6.267', W 96° 32.7'

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During the late 1830s and early 1840s, Chickasaw Indians removed by the United States Government from Alabama and Mississippi passed near here on their way to a new home in present-day south-central Oklahoma. In 1837 alone, and estimated 6,000 Chickasaws traveled by various routes to lands purchased from the Choctaw Indians. This journey became known as the "Chickasaw Trail of Tears."
HM NumberHM1H7P
Placed ByOklahoma Historical Society
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Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 8:40am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 726461 N 3776458
Decimal Degrees34.10445000, -96.54500000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 6.267', W 96° 32.7'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 6' 16.02" N, 96° 32' 42" W
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Area Code(s)580
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 352 Zachary Taylor, Durant OK 74701, US
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