FIRST Town meeting - Norman, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog
N 35° 13.245 W 097° 26.605
14S E 641664 N 3898633
Quick Description: The first meeting to organize the new town of Norman, Oklahoma was at (or near) this location.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 2/14/2021 11:16:51 AM
Waymark Code: WM13T67
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member model12
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Long Description:
On (or about) May 4, 1889, a group of settlers met at (or near) this location (now the north end of Edwards Park) to establish the provisional government for the new settlement of Norman. The meeting place was the back of a lumber wagon. They elected a mayor, a secretary/recorder, a city marshal, and four councilmen. A double-sided historical marker commemorates this event.
FIRST - Classification Variable: Item or Event

Date of FIRST: 5/4/1889

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