Peace on the Plains

Peace on the Plains Hwy 283 & Hwy 44
Mangum, OK 73554

Phone: 580-782-2444
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Granite marker bears the account of the first meeting between the United States and the Plains Indians in Oklahoma to promote peace on July 21, 1834. US Dragoon Regiment under the command of Col. Henry Dodge was accompanied by other noted officers and civilians including Capt. David Hunter, Capt. Nathan Boon, 1st Lt. Jefferson Davis, ex-Governor Montfort Stokes of North Carolina and artist, George Catlin.

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  • General Information: Free admission

10 miles E of Mangum on Hwy 283.




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From Judy Forehand on 03/26/10

This is still a metal marker, not a granite one. Are there plans to place a granite on the site? We would like to do a special ceremony for the event. Judy Forehand Old Greer County Museum & Hall of Fame


 
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