N 35° 20.405 W 097° 29.213
14S E 637506 N 3911808
Quick Description: This monument is in honor of Washington Irving’s month lengthy Tour on the Prairie through Oklahoma in 1832.
Spot: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 4/11/2021 7:55:27 PM
Waymark Code: WM144B8
In autumn 1832, creator Washington Irving embarked on a thirty day period-lengthy journey as a result of Indian Territory in what is now Oklahoma.
Irving and his party encamped in the vicinity of the web page of this monument on Oct 29, 1832. This was 75 yrs before Oklahoma grew to become a point out.
This monument was erected in 1932, by the Parent Teachers Association on the 100th anniversary of Washington Irving’s stop by.
Text of the plaque reads:
COMMEMORATING WASHINGTON IRVING’S “TOUR ON THE PRAIRIES” AND ENCAMPMENT In the vicinity of THIS Internet site Oct 29, 1832: THE Parent-Instructors Association ERECTS THIS MARKER Oct 29, 1932.