Military Road - Choctaw Trail of Tears - Broken Bow, OK
Posted by: Lat34North
N 34° 01.568 W 094° 44.243
15S E 339596 N 3766414
Quick Description: Located on W. Craig RD (US 70) in Broken Bow, OK.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 11/11/2009 1:00:11 PM
Waymark Code: WM7N3J
Choctaw Trail of Tears
Cut from Washington, Ark., to Fort Towson in 1831 for removal of Choctaws from Miss., became known is Choctaw Trail of Tears after thousands of suffering Indians used it to reach new lands. Road served as major east-west artery for Choctaw Nation until early 1900s. Imported early Choctaw settlements on road were Harris Mill, Eagletown, Lukfata. Wheelock and Clear Creek. Segments of road still identifiable still visible.
Oklahoma Historical Society
203 -- 1995
Routes: Auto Tour
Additional Coordinates: Not Listed
Address if available: Not listed
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