The Great Wolf Hunt

The Great Wolf Hunt (HM220P)

Location: Frederick, OK 73542 Tillman County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 23.493', W 98° 49.177'

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President Theodore Roosevelt arrived by train, in Frederick, Oklahoma, on April 5, 1905. The President came to join famed wolf hunter, Jack "Catch 'em Alive" Abernathy, on a wolf hunting expedition. More than 5,000 excited citizens packed the streets of downtown Frederick to catch a glimpse of the President and hear his speech.

As they camped on the Deep Red Creek at Panthers Springs, Isadore, Oklahoma Territory, President Roosevelt and Abernathy were joined by other notable figures including Comanche Chief Quanah Parker; Territorial Governor Thomas Ferguson; Burk Burnett, Texas oil man and rancher; and Guy Wagoner of the famous Wagoner Ranch.

During the five-day hunt in the then unopened Big Pasture, seventeen wolves were captured. Roosevelt and Abernathy forged a lifelong friendship during this outing.

When he departed on April 13, 1905, Roosevelt promised Oklahoma would soon be a state. The only state admitted to the Union during Roosevelt's Presidency was Oklahoma on November 16, 1907.
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Date Added Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 516581 N 3805586
Decimal Degrees34.39155000, -98.81961667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 23.493', W 98° 49.177'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 23' 29.58" N, 98° 49' 10.62" W
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Area Code(s)580
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 23288 OK-5, Frederick OK 73542, US
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