Buffalo Springs

Buffalo Springs (HMQM5)

Location: Bison, OK 73720 Garfield County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 12.898', W 97° 53.237'

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On the Old Chisholm Trail. 1/3 mi West

From this noted watering place came the name of "Bison," 1 mi. so., "Buffalo Springs" was the camp site of Pat Hennessey and his men just before they were massacred, 7 mi. so., July 4, 1874. Next day, a war band of Indians was stood off by ranchmen at the Springs. Crowds here made the Oklahoma "Run," April 22, 1889.
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HM NumberHMQM5
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Placed ByOklahoma Historical Society and State Highway Commission
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Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 2:53pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 600015 N 4008365
Decimal Degrees36.21496667, -97.88728333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 12.898', W 97° 53.237'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 12' 53.88" N, 97° 53' 14.22" W
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Area Code(s)580
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3433 N2870 Rd, Bison OK 73720, US
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